AOC and the American Left are Lying: Europe is Not Socialist

Credit: George Khelashvili

I saw the meme below on Facebook and I have to admit, it drives me batty. Of all the siren song lies told by the American Socialist/Marxist left in 2020, none is more false than the idea that Europe is socialist or “democratic socialist.” A more appropriate term for Europe is “European capitalism,” something I like to call, capitalism with a conscience. Let me explain.

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