SOCIALISM IN VENEZUELA

John Stossel and his guests discuss the problems in Venezuela.
DATE: 04/02/2017

Discussion Questions

1. Why do some people feel socialism would work in America? Why doesn't it seem to work in other countries? Is America different? Why or why not?

2. Summarize what's currently going on in Venezuela. Then, share your opinion on it and what might be done about it.

3. Were Bernie Sanders and his supporters advocating socialism? Defend your answer. What did Sanders mean by "democratic socialism"?

4. Why did socialism effect the economy the way it did in Venezuela? Why are there food shortages, etc.? Research the effects of socialism and share your thoughts.

5. Why does Chavez blame capitalism for the problems? Is this accurate? Explain why or why not.

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