In the 2018 iteration of the survey, the GSS asked a new question about what kind of company people would prefer to work for. Participants were given three possible responses to choose from–1) “a company in which the government owns the stock and appoints the management to run the company’s operations”, 2) “a company whose stock is owned by the employees who appoint the management to run the company’s operations”, or 3) “a company whose stock is owned by outside investors who appoint the management to run the company’s operations”. The following graph shows the percentages of respondents, by selected demographic characteristics, who preferred 1), the ‘socialist’ (or arguably even communist) option:
Forget about handing out pocket Constitutions to the hundreds of thousands of migrants crossing into the US from the southern border each month–they need pocket Wealth of Nations instead!
GSS variables used: COMPANY(1), RACECEN1(1)(2)(4-10), HISPANIC(1)(2-50), AGE, SEX, PARTYID(0-1)(2-4,7)(5-6), BORN