socialism
Sep 2017

Socialist parties on the decline in Europe

John Sexton Sep 22, 2017 9:21 PM

“There is even a new word for the social democratic swoon: Pasokization…”

“On a suicide mission for himself.”

Aug 2017

“…hunger forced her into the only job she could find at 14.”

“Welcome to politics…”

“Republican and Democratic misleaders defend genocidal terrorists like Christopher Columbus and George Washington.”

Central Authority

Reuters: Massive fraud.

Will Maduro’s military turn on him?

Jazz Shaw Aug 02, 2017 10:41 AM

That would make for an interesting twist

He’s not listening

Jul 2017

“we’re going to have to augment the hypercapitalism which will provide the growth of the hypersocialism”

Venezuela is now either Cuba or North Korea

Jazz Shaw Jul 31, 2017 8:01 AM

The deed is done

The end of any semblance of democracy, anyway

This is how Venezuela might become the next Cuba

Jazz Shaw Jul 26, 2017 12:31 PM

Maybe, but not terribly likely

“it was not the first time lawmakers have been bloodied by the pro-Maduro gangs, known as ‘colectivos.'”

Jun 2017

“…what we failed to achieve with votes, we would do with weapons.”

Taking it to the limit

“We must all raise our voices to condemn the Venezuelan government for its abuse of power…”

May 2017

Spoiler alert: It’s socialism

The rats are abandoning the ship

Hugo Chavez’ boyhood home burned by protesters

John Sexton May 22, 2017 10:41 PM

“It is pretty symbolic that the citizens are venting their frustrations on the author of the Bolivarian revolution.”

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan Supreme Court judges

John Sexton May 18, 2017 9:21 PM

“Venezuelan government officials are known to keep assets in — and frequently travel to — South Florida…”

“we carry red hearts that are filled with desire to fight for human dignity.”

“do we keep this space or do we adopt a heroic posture and get shut down…”

It’s tyranny during the collapse of socialism, plain and simple

End game?

“The government thinks its survival is in communism, not in us, not with production. And that’s where they’re wrong.”

“…now we see that revolution is not what was proposed to us back then.”

Apr 2017

“Now, those who remain ‘chavistas’ are just the radicals.”

Departing the international organization which supports them

Stalling for time but it’s running out

Consolidation, not consumption.

Should have seen that one coming

What’s the end game in Venezuela?

Jazz Shaw Apr 17, 2017 4:01 PM

No silver bullet available

Death toll mounts among Venezuelan protesters

Jazz Shaw Apr 15, 2017 8:31 AM

Cracking down in Caracas

“The state broadcaster then halted transmission.”

“Everybody knows that the real reason the government doesn’t want to have elections is because it’s going lose them.”

Tens of thousands protest Venezuelan dictatorship

John Sexton Apr 06, 2017 5:21 PM

“I hope this time people will actually stay in the streets until we see a real change.”

“If Venezuela doesn’t change, we don’t want to go back.”

Bowing to international pressure… for now

Mar 2017

“It constitutes a rupture of the constitutional order.”

Forget about Alice B. Toklas.

“A large portion of our members were radicalized by the election…”