Just a few recent headlines on what has been going on in socialist Venezuela — and I will keep added to this list so ignore the initial date of this posting:
In Venezuela, looking more and more like civil war
Two days ago, the death toll in Venezuela’s gargantuan protests stood at three. Now it’s jumped to 20.
Venezuelan president to arm nearly half a million “militia” members
We have all of the components of an unfolding humanitarian disaster on display in Venezuela.
What Eastern Europe Can Teach Cuba and Venezuela
It appears that Venezuela is on the brink of collapse as it enters the fourth circle of statist hell.
Corrupt Venezuelan Regime Failing to Quell Humanitarian Crisis
Not too long ago, oil reserves and natural resources made Venezuela the richest country in South America.
VIDEO: Do Venezuelans Love Socialism?
American Democrats love socialism. Filmmaker Ami Horowitz spoke with a few of them before heading to Venezuela to find out how well socialism is working out for people there. The answer is, not so well.
Yes, the people of Venezuela are literally starving to death
Three quarters of the population has lost an average of nearly 20 pounds in body weight.
Venezuela Is a Ticking Time Bomb
The country’s imminent collapse will have far-reaching implications for the region.
Venezuela: From shortstops to asylum seekers
Why are they seeking asylum? It starts with a failed state, a country that does not work anymore.
The Venezuelan President’s Cruel Fantasy World
A desperate regime goes into propaganda overdrive.
Venezuela’s Bumbling Socialist Government Battles Social Upheaval
Maduro government turns to stealing currency from its impoverished citizens.
Venezuelans Protest Over Worthless Cash
Scattered looting as population is stuck with voided 100-bolivar notes.
Venezuela Builds a Wall
Once citizens taste the fruits of capitalism in freer countries, there is no turning back.
A Socialist Les Miserables in Venezuela
A mob of starving people advanced on the presidential palace chanting, “We want food”. They were met by soldiers and police dispatched by the tyrant from his lavish palace decorated opulently with a golden sun, giant rock crystal mirrors, sparkling chandeliers and towering oil portraits.
Causes of Venezuela’s Hyper-Inflation
Venezuela’s price inflation is and has been the highest in the world for three years.
Venezuela’s Crisis Is the Latest Example of Why Socialism Doesn’t Work
It seems the “Socialism of the 21th Century” is really no different from socialism from the past.
Imagine No Possessions, Imagine Venezuela
John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ gave us a fantasy vision of socialism. Venezuela is showing us the brutal reality.
Venezuela’s Collapse Won’t Bury Appeal of Socialism
As “21st Century Socialism” Unravels, the Siren Song Remains
Venezuela’s Slow Motion Apocalypse
Food, medicine, toilet paper, and electricity are vanishing.
Image credit: Cartoon by A.F. Branco.