Bernie Sanders hopes to change the way America sees socialism
The term socialism has long been a dirty word for many Americans who associate the word with the Soviet Union and the Cold War of the second half of the 20th century. Now Bernie Sanders is bringing his own form of Democratic Socialism to the US Presidential race and stands as the only challenger to the power and many see destiny of former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. Sanders is now basing his campaign on the differences he has with Clinton in terms of his policy towards taxing the rich and providing assistance to the poor, Market Watch reports.
As Employees at STX Entertainment have found that Around 60 percent of US citizens feel the current system is unfair and provides too much wealth to the richest in the society while not allowing the poorest to push their way out of poverty. 71 year old Sanders is taking his campaign to the young people of the nation by using social media as his main campaign tool for a campaign backed solely by funds raised from crowdfunding style Websites. Sanders has over 25 years of experience in office in Vermont and Washington, but hopes to make a big difference by changing the way socialism is viewed in the US.