On Monday, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation released a report into American attitudes towards political ideologies which included results of a poll conducted by YouGov.
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The results reveal around 36 percent of surveyed Millennials view communism favourably, an increase of eight percent from 2018. Communism is favoured by Millennials more than any other group.
Thirty-five percent of Millennials favourably view Marxism while 45 percent have a favourable view of socialism - but that is down a percent from last year.
Capitalism, however, remains the most favourably viewed ideology by Millennials, as it is by all age groups. Overall, socialism is the second-most favoured ideology, followed by communism and then Marxism.
On the issue of whether all private property should be abolished, more than one-in-five Millennials agree - the most of any age group. Only 3 percent of Boomers agree.
Pollsters also asked respondents whether it was a compliment or insult to call someone a communist. Sixty-one percent said it was an insult while only six percent believed it was complimentary.
That compares to 16 percent of people believing it was insulting to be called a capitalist. Twenty-six percent of respondents said being called a capitalist was complimentary while the rest were neutral.
Fascism was deemed the most violent ideology by respondents, followed by Marxism and then socialism. Only 8 percent of people believe capitalism is the most violent ideology.
The survey was conducted between September 6 and 13 and included responses from 2100 Americans.