Bad luck in Venezuela

Where the government is “volunteering” urbanites to work in the farm fields as the country’s food crisis deepens.

Which brings to mind…

“‘Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

“This is known as ‘bad luck.’”

― Robert A. Heinlein

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