President Trump said during in his State of the Union address last week that the United States was on a dangerous course to socialism.
The President vowed America would never be a socialist country and has received backlash over conflating what it means to be a socialist with democratic socialism and communism.
Today on All Sides, socialism and what sets it apart from other political systems and forms of government.
- Aaron Blake, senior political reporter, The Washington Post
- Michael Kazin, historian, professor of history, Georgetown University, author of 2012 book “American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation”
- Thomas Wood, political science professor, The Ohio State University