Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

As Donald Trump's presidency stretches into its second year, democratic socialism has become a significant force in Democratic politics.

  • Published 22 July 2018
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A week ago, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn't quite ready to consider himself a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he appreciated the organization's values and endorsement in his bid to become a U.S. senator. Three days later, he told The Associated Press it was time to join up. He's now the only major-party Senate candidate in the nation to be a dues-paying democratic socialist. Ringelstein's leap is… Read at AP News