A good friend of mine and I always get into arguments over the merits (me) and demerits (him) of socialism. While the “ism” is a long argument to be had, let’s just focus on the downside of socialism, as it pertains to the basic human necessity, water. Venezuela has been in news for so many reasons, mostly all sad. This story made me shake my head in disbelief on how a system can get such basic things wrong. Read on.
Interestingly enough, the country is coming off a drought and is extremely water rich, but 85% of those reserves are on the opposite side of the country where people inhabit. Lack of power and infrastructure investment made the situation go from bad to dire. This story is slightly old but quite depictive.
Not facing the reality?? Then there is this concern about filling up swimming pools. Talk about misplaced priorities. Read on.