Socialism: How is Socialism Being Redefined from Its Origins in the Current Political Climate?

Apr 10, 2019


The term “socialist” is being thrown around often in today’s politically charged climate, but is it being used accurately? We explore the history of socialism, how its meaning may have changed over time, and how it applies to our nation and world today.


Scott Erb, professor of political science, University of Maine in Farmington

Alyssa Maraj Grahame, visiting assistant professor, government and legal studies, Bowdoin College

Michael Hillard, professor of economics, University of Southern Maine