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Attempted Coup in Venezuela with Abby Martin, Greg Wilpert, Paul Jay

Best video I have seen to date on Venezuela. We just need to be aware that these events have been planned and carried out with the direct and indirect support of the United States, interfering and taking advantage of a horrible situation. We could have been the "good guys." We could have dropped the sanctions. We could have facilitated dialogue. We could have opposed the illegal attempts to take over a democratically elected government. We could have stopped weaponizing oil prices (along with Saudi Arabia. Please watch this. It is well worth the time and certainly better for one's mind than, you know, Beavis and Butthead.







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VENEZUELA'S DEMISE: INEVITABLE COLLAPSE OF SOCIALISM, CAPITALIST COUP, OR SOMETHING ELSE?

DRAFT, WRITING IN PROGRESS, OPINION
Was the demise of Venezuela's government the inevitable result of socialism, the collapse of oil prices, a coup, or something else?

We are being told all the time that the nation's collapse is because socialism is bad  (very bad), and that capitalism is good (very good) and will fix it.. I don't believe it.