Originally published at: YOUTH REVOLT: Enrollment in Socialist Party UP 280% on COLLEGE CAMPUSES | Sean Hannity
New data released by the Young Democratic Socialists of America reveals enrollment on college campuses across the United States is up a staggering 280% since 2016; suggesting the nation’s youth may be lurching left ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
According to the Daily Caller, the YDSA announced the stunning gains on the heels of New York Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez surprise victory over ten-term incumbent Joe Crowley.
“Democratic National Chairman Tom Perez recently called Democratic Socialist congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez the ‘future of the party.’ Perez’s prediction may be correct as the number of a Democratic Socialist club on college campuses has skyrocketed since 2016,” writes the DC.
“When we originally launched the YDSA fall campus drive, we set the bold target of 100 campuses across the country. Currently, we’ve received over 250 campuses register for the fall drive! This explosion in interest shows that this semester will be the biggest ever for YDSA. We will be able to build a mass movement for democratic socialism and justice at campuses across the country,” said a spokesman for the organization.
Read the full story at the Daily Caller.