There has been a lot of rhetoric around what presidential candidate Bernie Sanders means when he advocates for 'social democracy'. But what is social democracy, exactly? Do you know? Does any average American know? Or do we conflate it with Communism? Karl Marx would not be happy!
The linked article from The Daily Kos sheds important light on the issue. Best articulation I've found so far.
Read and be informed. You will reign at your next gathering when anyone asks you about Bernie: