America’s continued move toward socialism

“Because of the pandemic”, it says:

Socialism is getting more popular, and capitalism is fading.

Source: America’s continued move toward socialism – Axios

The effects of not understanding economics or history can have profound effects. I wondered if they asked anyone for a definition of socialism? Many people who say socialism is the best have their own, often fantasized definition, of what socialism is about.

There’s a conspiracy theory that the pandemic policies were selected to lead more people towards socialism as the solution. It’s frustrating when the conspiracy theories turn out to have been correct.