Why do Americans always compare humane/humanistic policies with soviet-socialist policies? Why don't they just come to Europe and see with their own eyes how universal healthcare and subsidized education are possible in modern democracies without any chance of sovietisation of government? Come over here and watch: no voter suppression (any more), fair labor rights. Not perfect, no. Especially because the anglo-saxon neoliberalism has had its devastating influence over here too. But always moderated.