Democratic Socialism is a term that means different things to different people. Below are two versions.
- Social Democracy as in Scandinavia The Scandinavian model of Social Democracy is sometimes called democratic socialism. This model has worked in Scandinavia and to a lesser extent in some other European countries like, Germany, the Netherlands; also France which is not Nordic, possibly also Poland. [
- Democratic socialism aiming to replace Capitalism, Has fallen out of favour in much of Europe in the 21st Century , but is a very popular movement in Latin America. As of the early 21st Century this has never worked in practise.