V for Venezuela

Release Date
February 26, 2014

Topic

Democracy and Voting Government Justice Liberty Rights
Description

Tired of the corruption, high crime, and poor state of the economy in Venezuela, students and other citizens are taking to the streets to protest. What kind of ideas inspire regular citizens to risk so much in the face of a tyrannical government?
Source footage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFS6cP9auDc
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Is Western Media Ignoring a Violent Political Crackdown in Venezuela? (article): Things could be even worse
Did Chávez Win the Elections? Is Venezuela a Democracy? (article): The Cato Institute address some background information regarding the current events in Venezuela
‘What do we want? Freedom!’: 10 photos from anti-Communist student protests in Venezuela (images): Scenes from the protests
How Free is Venezuela? (profile): Freedom House’s documentation of all different kinds of freedom in Venezuela
A Guide to Solidarity (list): Students for Liberty has compiled a list of where you can show your support
Inflation, Shortages And Economic Turmoil: Venezuela On The Brink (article): A quick guide to the economic mismanagement that has taken hold of Venezuela, and is leading to such chaos and dissent