Socialism follows historical pattern in Venezuela

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Socialism follows historical pattern in Venezuela

Postby wolfhnd on March 30th, 2017, 5:17 pm 

Venezuela's Maduro decried as 'dictator' after Congress annulled

"Opposition leaders branded Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" on Thursday after the Supreme Court took over the functions of Congress and pushed a lengthy political standoff to new heights." ... SKBN17122M

Re: Socialism follows historical pattern in Venezuela

Postby TheVat on March 30th, 2017, 5:36 pm 

This post has a couple problems as a news posting.

1. The title reflect a particular opinion of the poster on socialism, which appears to be that socialism in Latin America is the "historical pattern" rather than, say, socialism in Europe. Or socialism in California, for that matter.

In the News forum, a more factual title, representing specific events, is needed.

(I've been called on this, myself. It's not uncommon in this forum.)

2. Also, "historical pattern" is not actually defined, so we are left to guess as to what aspects of Venezuelan socialism constitute the pattern.

Please, can you fix this, so I don't have to move it to Odds and Ends?
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Re: Socialism follows historical pattern in Venezuela

Postby Lomax on April 2nd, 2017, 8:24 pm 

Glad you got there first, BiV. It wasn't socialism that led to dictatorship in Chile in 1973.
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