Socialism has gained more attention in the press for the last 2–3 years. Yet even those who advocate Socialism typically tend to view it and present it as merely the most humanistic system available. They sometimes struggle to defend Socialism using terms beyond the humanistic side.
However, Socialism works best on many economic levels. We have had numerous government programs in this country for decades and they are the most successful government programs which benefit society and the economy. Examples of these are: