Sunday, 7 August 2016

My Venezuela Nightmare: A 30-Day Hunt for Food in a Starving Land


“Editor’s note: The looting, the blackouts, the mob lynchings, the hospitals with no supplies. Venezuela’s collapse into disarray is of a scale unseen in the Western Hemisphere in decades. In an effort to illustrate what day-to-day life is like on the ground, Bloomberg reporter Fabiola Zerpa documented her efforts to secure food for her middle-class family. This is a selection of entries from her month-long chronicle.”

This is what socialism achieves.

Socialism is still very popular within the European Union.  Another reason to trade with members of the European Union, and occasionally co-operate with those member, but never, ever, ever politically integrate with them.

Political integration with Europe would be the democratic and economic equivalent of sinking one’s feet in concrete and then going swimming. Just as well we voted Brexit.

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