Defend Socialism

Listed below are statements and claims made against Socialism, follow the links below for suggested rebuttles, comebacks, and strong arguments.

How to respond to
"People will have less chance of becoming rich in the US under Democratic Socialism"

Social mobility (how children move up or down the economic ladder in comparison with their parents) in earnings, wages and education tends to be easier in Australia... more...


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How to respond to
"Democratic Socialists don’t respect freedom of religion"

Democratic Socialists consider religion a private matter, and actively fight against discrimination on the basis of... more...


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How to respond to
"Under Democratic Socialism, there is no incentive to work"

Socialism rewards hard work, while under capitalism the richest people are the ones who do no work at all. In a socialist society, the working class controls the means... more...


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How to respond to
"Democratic Socialists are against democracy and for a dictatorship"

The two-party “democratic” system under capitalism is in fact a dictatorship of the rich. Under it, working people create all the wealth, but capitalists—who own... more...


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How to respond to
"Democratic Socialists want to take away your property"

This myth confuses production of property and owning property, Democratic Socialists do not want the government to own property, just to regulate the means of... more...


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How to respond to
"Socialism hurts small business"

Under Democratic Socialism there will be low-interest loans available to small businesses. If a person has a dream of opening up a small business they won’t need to... more...


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How to respond to
"Hitler was a Socialist"

It's quite clear on whether Hitler was a socialist, it would be wrong to see Nazism as a form of, or an outgrowth of, socialism.” Not only was Hitler not a socialist... more...


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How to respond to
"You're a Socialist!"

There are, in fact, no neat demarcations in the discussion of socialism. There are multiple definitions of the concept and numerous ways of actually conceptualizing... more...


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How to respond to
"Democratic Socialism doesn’t work"

Many countries have “mixed economies” some lean to socialism others, like America, lean to capitalism. Nations that lean towards socialism are overwhelmingly... more...


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