What Is a List of Democratic Socialist Countries?

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Democratic socialism combines the belief that countries should be democratically controlled with the thinking that wealth should be shared and collectively controlled. Although democratic socialism is often confused with socialist democracy, the two are distinct. 

Socialist democracies include Nordic countries such as Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Democratic socialist countries are often found in South America and include Bolivia and Ecuador. Before its recent political troubles, Venezuela was another example of a democratic socialist country.

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