When Russian and East German young people favor capitalism more than their American counterparts, you know your culture is in trouble.
[Image: American Enterprise Institute]
Of course, anyone over 30 living there has direct experience with the practical effects of those ideologies - which this American generation is only beginning to see. (Even those under 30 can still understand the effects via their their parents.) And, while it may not be the official ideology, Russia isn't far from communism even today. The fascist system that currently dominates that country isn't much different in practice.
Will the rising generation here open their eyes in time?