(Common Dreams) -- I keep hearing a lot about “socialism” these days, mainly from Donald Trump and Fox News, trying to scare Americans about initiatives like Medicare for All, a Green New Deal, universal child care, free public higher education, and higher taxes on the super-wealthy to pay for these.
Well, I’m here to ask you to ignore the scaremongering.
First, these initiatives are overwhelmingly supported by most Americans.
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Second, for the last 85 years, conservative Republicans have been yelling “socialism” at every initiative designed to help most Americans.