It is not clear how the term democracy socialism was coined.
Its definition is not as clear as that of socialism, which is defined as a political system that is based on the principles of the rule of law.
Democracy socialism is often defined as the ideology of social democratic governments, which are led by a government elected by the people.
However, some politicians have used the term to refer to the political system in which they were elected.
In practice, the term is usually used by liberals who oppose the authoritarian rule of a political party, which they view as a threat to democracy and civil liberties.