socialism
May 2017
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With all that farmland, why are Venezuelans starving?

Jazz Shaw May 27, 2017 8:31 AM

Spoiler alert: It’s socialism

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Venezuela’s top prosecutor seems to be abandoning Maduro

Jazz Shaw May 25, 2017 9:21 AM

The rats are abandoning the ship

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Hugo Chavez’ boyhood home burned by protesters

John Sexton May 22, 2017 10:41 PM

“It is pretty symbolic that the citizens are venting their frustrations on the author of the Bolivarian revolution.”

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U.S. sanctions Venezuelan Supreme Court judges

John Sexton May 18, 2017 9:21 PM

“Venezuelan government officials are known to keep assets in — and frequently travel to — South Florida…”

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Venezuelan dictator: ‘We are the new Jews of the 21st century’

John Sexton May 17, 2017 9:21 PM

“we carry red hearts that are filled with desire to fight for human dignity.”

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Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship gets a hand from friendly media

John Sexton May 14, 2017 5:01 PM

“do we keep this space or do we adopt a heroic posture and get shut down…”

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Venezuela is now sending protesters to military tribunals rather than civilian courts

Jazz Shaw May 13, 2017 1:01 PM

It’s tyranny during the collapse of socialism, plain and simple

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Venezuelan protesters tear down statue of Hugo Chavez

Jazz Shaw May 07, 2017 9:31 AM

End game?

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In Venezuela, food is so scarce people padlock the refrigerator

John Sexton May 05, 2017 3:21 PM

“The government thinks its survival is in communism, not in us, not with production. And that’s where they’re wrong.”

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Video: Venezuelan armored vehicle plows into crowd of protesters

John Sexton May 04, 2017 10:01 PM

“…now we see that revolution is not what was proposed to us back then.”

Apr 2017
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In Venezuela, even the ‘chavistas’ are turning on President Maduro

John Sexton Apr 30, 2017 8:01 PM

“Now, those who remain ‘chavistas’ are just the radicals.”

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Venezuela’s next move toward becoming a dysfunctional hermit kingdom

Jazz Shaw Apr 27, 2017 12:41 PM

Departing the international organization which supports them

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It may be too late for Maduro to pacify Venezuela with “talks”

Jazz Shaw Apr 24, 2017 12:01 PM

Stalling for time but it’s running out

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Socialist with three houses wonders how many cars the wealthy need, or something

Ed Morrissey Apr 21, 2017 8:41 AM

Consolidation, not consumption.

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Venezuela seizes General Motors plant as property of the state

Jazz Shaw Apr 20, 2017 8:01 AM

Should have seen that one coming

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What’s the end game in Venezuela?

Jazz Shaw Apr 17, 2017 4:01 PM

No silver bullet available

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Death toll mounts among Venezuelan protesters

Jazz Shaw Apr 15, 2017 8:31 AM

Cracking down in Caracas

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Venezuelan President Maduro pelted with objects at rally

John Sexton Apr 12, 2017 1:21 PM

“The state broadcaster then halted transmission.”

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Venezuela bans opposition leader from running for office for 15 years

John Sexton Apr 09, 2017 5:01 PM

“Everybody knows that the real reason the government doesn’t want to have elections is because it’s going lose them.”

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Tens of thousands protest Venezuelan dictatorship

John Sexton Apr 06, 2017 5:21 PM

“I hope this time people will actually stay in the streets until we see a real change.”

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Venezuelans leaving their country behind in hopes of a better life

John Sexton Apr 04, 2017 3:01 PM

“If Venezuela doesn’t change, we don’t want to go back.”

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Venezuela appears to be backing down on that power grab

Jazz Shaw Apr 02, 2017 11:01 AM

Bowing to international pressure… for now

Mar 2017
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Protests in Venezuela as opposition party denounces socialist ‘coup’

John Sexton Mar 31, 2017 5:21 PM

“It constitutes a rupture of the constitutional order.”

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Venezuela cracks down on “illegal brownies” made with … flour

Ed Morrissey Mar 17, 2017 5:31 PM

Forget about Alice B. Toklas.

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Democratic Socialists of America has tripled in size

John Sexton Mar 13, 2017 3:01 PM

“A large portion of our members were radicalized by the election…”

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As Venezuela runs out of cash, Maduro continues to blame U.S. sabotage

John Sexton Mar 03, 2017 8:41 PM

“Try to preserve food waste so that people who eat out of garbage cans can praise the Lord.”

Feb 2017
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How Venezuela’s socialist regime crushed the hope of reformers

John Sexton Feb 23, 2017 1:21 PM

“There’s a terror campaign here.”

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Yes, the people of Venezuela are literally starving to death

Jazz Shaw Feb 21, 2017 8:01 AM

Watch closely. This is how socialism always ends

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Venezuelans eating cats, dogs, donkeys, horses and even pink flamingos to survive

John Sexton Feb 10, 2017 7:21 PM

“…the protected birds have become the latest victims of Venezuela’s growing hunger crisis.”

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Obamacare debate between Sanders and Cruz often boils down to socialism vs. capitalism

John Sexton Feb 07, 2017 11:25 PM

This was always the debate, but Democrats didn’t want to have it openly back in 2009.

Jan 2017
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Finland launches a guaranteed basic income program for the unemployed

Jazz Shaw Jan 03, 2017 4:01 PM

Money for nothing… literally

Dec 2016
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Venezuelans flee their country as food trafficking becomes big business

John Sexton Dec 29, 2016 10:01 PM

“It’s a disaster.”

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Maduro accuses Obama of fomenting a coup in Venezuela

Jazz Shaw Dec 19, 2016 5:01 PM

It couldn’t be your worthless money and starving citizens. Of course not.

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“Dumb markets” and fair trade: another view

Jazz Shaw Dec 12, 2016 4:31 PM

Fighting a capitalist battle against socialists is a challenge

Nov 2016
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Evil tyrant finally dead at age 90

Jazz Shaw Nov 26, 2016 8:31 AM

Justice was never served

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Venezuela’s Maduro: ‘The revolution is going to continue’

John Sexton Nov 04, 2016 7:21 PM

Beware the revolution.

Oct 2016
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Venezuela’s parliament begins doomed attempt to impeach Nicolas Maduro

Jazz Shaw Oct 26, 2016 10:01 AM

Sorry, but the guy you’re trying to impeach already overruled you

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Venezuela’s congress vows to put socialist President Maduro on trial

John Sexton Oct 23, 2016 6:31 PM

“The fact that lawmakers elected by 7.5 million people were silenced by 300 thugs sums up the situation…”

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Dictatorship: Venezuela’s socialist government suspends recall effort

John Sexton Oct 21, 2016 1:21 PM

“This measure makes it difficult to think of Venezuela as a democracy.”

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One-third of millennials believe more people killed under George W. Bush than under Stalin

John Sexton Oct 17, 2016 1:01 PM

“Just 37 percent of millennials had a ‘very unfavorable’ view of communism…”