Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The history of socialism in America did not begin with Bernie Sanders or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Rather, it began in 1825 on the banks of the Wabash River in Indiana. New Harmony was to be a "community of equality" heralding a new way of life. Owen's followers would soon coin a new name for his vision: "utopian socialism."
After two years, several re-organizations, and seven different constitutions, Owen's great experiment collapsed.
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