ABOUT THIS EPISODE
Look around the political landscape and you see something we haven’t seen for decades — politicians proudly identifying as socialists.
In New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came out of nowhere to steamroll an incumbent and seize the national stage. Bernie Sanders is leading the early crop of Democratic presidential hopefuls. And for the first time in a long time, membership in the Democratic Socialists of America is surging.
What used to be political poison is now catnip for a new generation of voters. So, are we living in a socialist moment?