How Venezuela Became a NARCO-STATE – VisualPolitik EN

In 1980, the historical Medellin Cartel leader, Pablo Escobar, had an idea. Basically, he had a vision, a dream: to turn Colombia into a narco-state; a country where the government and all public institutions would be directly controlled by drug trafficking. Such was his commitment, that in 1982 – as… Continue Reading

Why Are People In Venezuela Starving (Hyperinflation Explained)?

Venezuela’s economic crisis has made headlines all over the world for the past few years. Hunger is widespread there. Unable to afford the small amount of food available in supermarkets, many Venezuelans have resorted to eating garbage to survive. Even zoo animals in Venezuela are starving according to a report Continue Reading

Sinking Rich: Speedboat Racing Through a Failed State

You ready? I just asked him if it was dangerous and he just went… Very reassuring. Doing that for eight hours… My God! I’m on a bridge in the middle of the jungle, straddling one of the largest rivers in Latin America. These are the waters of the Orinoco Basin Continue Reading

John Stossel vs. Noam Chomsky on Venezuela

Venezuela’s dictator dances right outside, people suffer and die. It’s so cruel and unnecessary. Venezuela should be rich. Not long ago Venezuela was the richest country in Latin America. It still has greater oil reserves than Saudi Arabia. But today Venezuelans starve. These people are fighting over bags of flour. Then Continue Reading

FBI memo: Obama State Department was in talks with Fusion GPS

JUST WHEN WE THOUGHT WE PUT THIS BEHIND US, REMEMBER THAT STEEL .CA HAS PUT TOGETHER TO BRING DOWN TRUMP IN THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION? IS PUT TOGETHER BY A BRITISH SPY PUT TOGETHER BY THE CLINTON CAMPAIGN. BRING US UP TO SPEED WITH THESE NEW DOCUMENTS.>>LET’S BE CLEAR, THIS Continue Reading

How does humor help democracy? (feat. Trevor Noah)

And laughter for me has always been a powerful tool because I always believe it is the core essence of who we are It reminds us of who we are as human beings You’re not afraid when you’re laughing you-you-you know you’re you’re no longer in shock when you’re laughing. Continue Reading

Defending democracy – A joint project with AEI and CAP | VIEWPOINT

Danielle: The right thing to do is to listen, and to understand, and to have respect for those with whom we disagree. Hi, I’m Danielle Pletka. I’m a senior vice-president for foreign and defense policy studies. And I’m really happy to be sitting here with Vikram Singh, who is a Continue Reading

War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History, and today we’re gonna return to two of our favorite themes: the creation of nation-states and the role of war. And we’re gonna focus on a region that often gets overlooked in world history, Latin America. Me from the Past: Continue Reading

Venezuela: Using Democracy to Crush Democracy

John I’m going to give you a quick little intro, you feel free to correct and expand. John is a reporter. He has been living in Colombia for the better part of fifteen years? Twenty! Ah, goes by like that. And he’s been covering a lot of South America, he’s Continue Reading