Massive Protests in the Streets of Venezuela

People participate an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Venezuela officials are confirming that a fifth person has died in a two-week old anti-government protest movement. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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…