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Venezuela: Maduro Tells Trump To “get your pig hands out of here”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 4:30pm 5/21/2017 at 4:30pm
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As his starving citizens fight for toilet paper, basic medicines, and food staples like bread, Venezuela’s embattled and unpopular dictator tells President Trump to “get...

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Riots in Venezuela Lead to Multiple Deaths

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7:00am 5/17/2017 at 7:00am
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The situation in Venezuela has worsened in recent weeks. People are fighting in the streets with government forces and multiple people have died.

Reuters reports:

Venezuela Death Toll Rises to at Least 42

The death toll in Venezuela’s six-week wave of anti-government unrest has risen to at least 42, according to the state prosecutor’s...

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Students at Oberlin Want to ‘Socialize’ Dining Halls

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 7:30am 5/16/2017 at 7:30am
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These students are clearly smarter than everyone else. Let Oberlin grant their wish so we can all watch what happens.

Campus Reform reports:

Oberlin students seek to socialize dining halls

Oberlin College students boycotted on-campus dining services earlier this month to protest...

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Venezuela: Son of Pro-Maduro Official Pleads with His Father to “Stop the Injustice”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/29/2017 at 1:00pm
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The Venezuelan people have suffered under socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro for years.  The unpopular president has effectively crippled the nation and is starving his people, and in recent weeks, his totalitarian government has killed at least 29 people who were protesting against the failed president.

The son of a prominent Venezuelan official...

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GM Shuts Down Venezuela Plant After Government Seizure

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:00am 4/21/2017 at 7:00am
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General Motors has closed down its Venezuela plant after the socialist country seized the plant on Wednesday. Officials swiped the company’s “production facilities and car stock,” which forced GM to lay off 2,700 workers.

The closure comes only a day after Venezuela erupted in more protests that have left at least three...

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Socialism Fail: Fifth Protester Dies in Most Recent Venezuelan Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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Venezuela’s socialist experiment has failed.  Spectacularly.  Lack of food, basic commodities like toilet paper, and medicine has resulted in a population that is on the verge of starvation and increasingly committed to removing failed president Maduro from office.  The latest protests have resulted, so far, in five protester deaths.

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International Pressure Forces Venezuela’s Supreme Court To Reverse Annulment of Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 3:30pm 4/1/2017 at 3:30pm
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In a move on Wednesday that sparked outrage and international condemnation, the pro-Maduro Supreme Court in Venezuela annulled the duly-elected Congress, announcing that the Court would take over Congress’s legislative duties.

Today, the annulment was reversed, and the Venezuelan Congress has had its powers restored.

Reuters reports:

Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court on Saturday revoked...

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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.

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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.

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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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