May 17, 2018

How millennials feel about capitalism and socialism

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(U.S. Edition) The Food and Drug administration is planning to unveil a new website today, naming pharmaceutical companies that have blocked the development of generic drugs. We'll look at whether public shaming could change how drug makers behave. Afterwards, we'll discuss the reasons behind America's declining birth rate amid news that it's hit a 30-year-low. Plus: We talk to University of Chicago political science professor Cathy Cohen about the latest survey from GenForward, an ongoing study that looks at how millennials think at major societal issues. One major subject the new survey addresses: how millennials feel about capitalism and socialism. (05/17/2018) 

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For many millennials, socialism isn't the "dirty word" it once was

May 17, 2018
Across race and ethnicity, they favor a strong government to handle economic issues.
Thousands of people gather to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during a presidential campaign rally at the Prince William County Fairground back in 2015 in Manassas, Virginia.    
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(U.S. Edition) The Food and Drug administration is planning to unveil a new website today, naming pharmaceutical companies that have blocked the development of generic drugs. We’ll look at whether public shaming could change how drug makers behave. Afterwards, we’ll discuss the reasons behind America’s declining birth rate amid news that it’s hit a 30-year-low. Plus: We talk to University of Chicago political science professor Cathy Cohen about the latest survey from GenForward, an ongoing study that looks at how millennials think at major societal issues. One major subject the new survey addresses: how millennials feel about capitalism and socialism. (05/17/2018) 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC