socialism

Brooks: Sanders Isn’t ‘Able to Define the Left Where He Won’t Go’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) “is never able to define the left where he won’t go, whether it’s Venezuela, or whether it’s the Nicaraguan regime, the Sandinistas.” Brooks

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NGO: Nearly 1,500 Children Violently Killed in Venezuela in 2018

The Venezuelan Observatory of Violence (OVV), an NGO that tracks violent crime in the country, found that nearly 1,500 minors were violently killed in 2018, many of them by Nicolás Maduro’s socialist forces, the outlet Runrunes reported on Monday.

Family and friends attend the funeral of Erick Altuve a boy Venezuelan of 11, who died of cancer on May 26, in Caracas,on May 30, 2019. - Erick Altuve died of cancer while waiting to receive a bone marrow transplant at the Jose Manuel de los Rios Hospital, the main …

Photos: Venezuelan Oil Corruption Triggers Violent, Thousands-Strong Protests in Haiti

Tens of thousands of Haitians participated in protests across the country on Sunday to demand President Jovenel Moïse’s resignation. The mass action came after an audit found politicians had embezzled billions in development funds from PetroCaribe, a socialist Venezuelan program that granted poorer Western Hemisphere nations access to cheap oil.

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Report: Pompeo Complains About Messy Venezuelan Opposition

The Washington Post published off-the-record remarks on Tuesday by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he laments the fractured state of Venezuela’s opposition to dictator Nicolás Maduro, quipping that “forty-plus people” think they are the rightful heirs to the presidency.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a news conference to talk about the dire economic and political situation in Venezuela at the Harry S. Truman State Department headquarters March 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pompeo blamed the governments of Cuba and Russia for the political, economic and infrastructure turmoil …

Venezuela Court Forces Publication to Pay $4.7 Million to Alleged Socialist Drug Lord

Venezuela’s Supreme Court, run by loyalists to socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro, ordered the online news outlet La Patilla to pay senior chavista official, television show host, and alleged cartel chief Diosdado Cabello 30 billion bolivars ($4.7 million) for aggregating a 2015 article in which Hugo Chávez’s former security chief accused Cabello of drug trafficking.

The president of the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly Diosdado Cabello (L) gestures during a rally called by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on April 6, 2019. - Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido urged his supporters to demonstrate in the streets Saturday to maintain pressure on his rival President Nicolas …

Hickenlooper Doubles Down: Younger Dems Don’t Understand Socialism’s ‘Baggage’

Former Governor John Hickenlooper continued to double down on his anti-socialism warning for Democrats even after left-wing activists this weekend at California’s Democratic convention jeered him for saying President Donald Trump will win the White House in 2020 if Republicans can easily define Democrats as socialists.

n this April 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic president candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks at a Service Employees International Union forum on labor issues in Las Vegas. Hickenlooper has become the latest Democratic presidential hopeful to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/John Locher, …

Hickenlooper: Trump Will Win if Dems Embrace Socialism

Former Colorado Governor and 2020 presidential candidate John Hickenlooper on Wednesday evening told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that President Donald Trump will win back the White House in 2020 if the party does not distance itself from socialism.

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper participates in a discussion as part of the Brookings Institution's Middle Class Initiative October 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Hickenlooper, a Democrat, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, participated in the discussion and found common ground on issues related to the economy, trade, education and …