Venezuela: From Riches to Ruins | EP74

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Jose Niño joins me to discuss the history of Venezuela. How did they get to where the are now? How did a country that once had the 4th-highest GDP in the world become the most miserable country according to the misery index? Find out all that and more in this episode! Also make sure to check out Jose’s several in-depth articles and his past interviews at the links below:

Jose Niño, who is a writer as Mises.org and Ammo.com, joins me to discuss the history of Venezuela. How did they get to where the are now? How did a country that once had the 4th-highest GDP in the world become the most miserable country according to the misery index? Find out all that and more in this episode!

Articles:

https://ammo.com/articles/venezuela-economy-collapse-socialism-oil-envy-demagogues

https://mises.org/wire/john-oliver-wrong-about-venezuela-%E2%80%94-its-socialist-country

https://mises.org/wire/venezuela-chavez-prelude-socialist-failure

https://mises.org/wire/venezuela-forty-years-economic-decline

Appearances on the Tom Woods Show:

Ep. 1119 The Venezuelan Disaster

Ep. 1183 Venezuela Isn’t Really Socialist Anyway, Say Embarrassed Socialists

Article on Misery Index:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-14/most-miserable-economies-of-2018-stay-haunted-by-inflation-beast

Video of Guy Trying To Gather Eight Essential Items (and failing):

My Previous Episode on Venezuela:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHXME7swhXU

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