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Venezuela Arrests Bakers Due to ‘Bread War’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 17, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/17/2017 at 4:30pm
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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro waged a war on bread and has unleashed his authorities on the bakers. These officials arrested four bakers after they did not use wheat in regular bread:

Two of the four bakers were detained for making illegal brownies after the government ruled that 90 percent of wheat must...

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Socialism Fail: Venezuelans Lead In US Asylum Requests

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/12/2017 at 1:30pm

Here at LI, we’ve been chronicling the abysmal failure of socialism as it plays out in Venezuela.  The latest development sees starving and desperate Venezuelans flooding the US with asylum requests.

Fox News reports;

New data shows Venezuelans are leading asylum requests to the United States for the first time, as the middle...

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Do We Need A “Federal Job Guarantee”?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 6:30pm 2/11/2017 at 6:30pm
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A group of academics has published an article in the socialist publication Jacobin in which they advocate for a “federal job guarantee.”  This proposal entails a guaranteed minimal income of $23,000 per year and “rising to a mean of $32,500” to people who do not have jobs.  This money would come,...

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Socialist Group at U. Central Florida Trains Students to Fight ‘Alt-Right Nazis’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30am 2/8/2017 at 7:30am
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A group at the University of Central Florida called the “Knights for Socialism” claims it’s training students in self-defense but the optics tell a different story.

Campus Reform reported:

‘Leftist Fight Club’ trains UCF students to fight Republicans

The “Knights for Socialism” group at the University of Central Florida (UCF) held a workshop Sunday...

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Student Socialists Plan Nationwide Inauguration Day Walkout Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/18/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is very telling. One of the reasons the left is so angry about Trump’s election is because the left thought it was getting close to bringing socialism to the U.S.

The College Fix reported:

Student socialists plan nationwide Inauguration Day...

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Venezuela: Failed Socialist State Pulls $100 Bill, Looting Erupts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/17/2016 at 2:00pm
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Venezuela’s socialist nightmare continues as Maduro ignores warnings and pulls the $100 bolivar bill, making it completely worthless.

Needless to say, the already-starving Venezuelan people were not happy, and protests and looting broke out across the country as news reached the people—at least those with $100 bills—that their money had...

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Starving Venezuelans Flee Socialist Nightmare By Boat

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/26/2016 at 3:00pm
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We’ve been covering the massive failure of socialism in Venezuela, and now, starving Venezuelans are fleeing in boats to try to find food and a new home.  Mostly food.  Apparently, Maduro’s plan to ease price controls has been another failure.

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Socialist Organization Now Using College Facilities for Meetings

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 10:00am 11/9/2016 at 10:00am

Isn’t it completely unsurprising that a socialist organization would feel comfortable meeting on an American college campus?

Campus Reform reports:

Marx attacks! Socialists nestle in at Northeastern

Boston’s International Socialist Organization now uses Northeastern University’s facilities to hold its events, including one upcoming day-long workshop on how “inequality is a law of capitalism.”

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Democratic Socialism by Any Other Name is Still Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/31/2016 at 4:30pm

“Democratic Socialism” is a semantic attempt to rebrand plane ol’ socialism and you can thank former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for that. He ran around calling himself a Democratic Socialist, causing problems for Democratic party spokespeople who repeatedly, were unable to offer a distinction between the two terms — because...

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Desperate Times in Venezuela Has Led to Malaria Resurgence

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 8:30pm 8/17/2016 at 8:30pm

Not only has Venezuelan President Nicolas Madura’s socialist policies starved people to death, but he has also brought back malaria.

The New York Times has reported that desperate times have forced people to seek out gold in watery mines infested with mosquitos, which has led to the malaria resurgence because socialism ruined...

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Socialism relief valve: Venezuelans to be allowed to shop in Columbia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 12, 2016 at 6:30pm 8/12/2016 at 6:30pm

The Colombian and Venezuelan governments have agreed to partially open their border as Venezuelans need food and basic goods for survival.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border last year to prevent smuggling, but with his people literally starving to death due to his socialist policies, he had to...

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Venezuelan President Maduro’s New Decree: Forced Farm Labor

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 6:00pm 7/30/2016 at 6:00pm

Here at Li, we’ve been covering the failure of socialism unfolding in Venezuela.  Toilet paper, sugar, and food shortages have resulted in violence and thus far unsuccessful attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro.  With the country’s citizens tired, hungry, and angry, Maduro has landed on a “solution” that would make Pol...

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VIDEO: Socialism Makes People Selfish

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7:00am 7/22/2016 at 7:00am

The newest video from Prager University is hosted by Dennis Prager himself and is as entertaining as it is enlightening.

For the subject, Prager examines the differences between socialism and capitalism with an eye to the stereotype propagated by many on the left that capitalism makes people selfish.

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Venezuela Opposition Moves Closer to Ousting Maduro

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 7/21/2016 at 1:00pm

The Venezuelan opposition announced they “validated enough signatures” to move forward to oust President Nicolas Maduro:

Opposition leader Jesus Torrealba said election officials confirmed the validity of some 407,000 signatures that were under review, more than double the 200,000 signatures required.

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VIDEO: 8-hour food line in Venezuela was HUGO

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 8:45am 7/12/2016 at 8:45am

The food shortages in Venezuela have continued to worsen to the point where thousands of people are fleeing the country to Colombia if they’re able.

FOX News Latino reported:

In just 12 hours, more than 35K Venezuelans cross Colombian...

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Sweden Clamps Down of Refugee Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 7:00pm 6/21/2016 at 7:00pm

The Social Democrat minority government proposed legislation in Sweden to limit the number of refugees since the asylum seekers have stretched the country thin.

They allowed in 160,000 people last year. From The New York Times:

The government said that under the new rules, individuals who want to bring over family members but...

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Venezuela Slums Turning Against Maduro

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 13, 2016 at 2:00pm 6/13/2016 at 2:00pm

The biggest supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s programs have turned against him since they now suffer from the food shortages affecting the rest of the country.

Party officials stressed to The London Times that Maduro’s distribution system has “broken down and that conditions are ripe for civil war.” He hoped the system...

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