The USA’s Fear Of Socialism Is Misguided

Mistaken beliefs and induced fears are no substitute for real knowledge and rational choices

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Of all the OECD nations, the USA is almost always an outlier. Its educational system ranks far lower than comparable nations; it spends twice as much on healthcare than the next-most-costly nation yet gets results near the bottom of the league table; it suffers a level of gun violence that exceeds most…