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(The Hill) — While it’s been a topsy-turvy couple of years for the U.S. economy, Americans have kept a pretty consistent view of such words as capitalism and socialism, a new survey found.

The Pew Research Center found that half of U.S. adults reacted favorably to capitalism, while 4 in 10 responded negatively.

Meanwhile, 6 out of 10 adults disapproved of socialism, while 31 percent endorsed it.

All those responses, Pew said, are largely unchanged from April 2010, the last time the group checked on those words.

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