Massive Protests in the Streets of Venezuela

Progressives in the U.S. are adamant that socialism can work. They think government-paid healthcare, education, welfare, and job support would be such an improvement over capitalism. We don't have to look at history to see how well the socialist model (even the democratic socialist model) works. Watch the footage from Venezuela, where citizens' basic human service systems are in a free-fall of failure. They are currently having what the media is calling "the mother of all protests." So tell us more about how well socialism works...