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    On this episode of Acton Line, Acton's co-founder and president, Rev. Robert Sirico, sits down with Acton's associate researcher and librarian, Dan Hugger, to discuss the realities of socialism seen specifically in Nicaragua and Venezuela. After that, a redux segment is re-released, featuring 2018 summer intern and student at Grove City College, Noah Gould, who speaks with Javier Avila about inflation, unrest and hope in Venezuela.

    Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

    Read "The Sandinistas' faithful pilgrims," by Rev. Robert Sirico

    Read "Pope Francis pardons Marxist priest in Nicaragua: Has the Sandinista priest changed his stripes?" by Rev. Robert Sirico

    Read "Nicaraguan Jesuit, ex-Sadinista gets last chance at exercising priestly ministry," by Michael Severance

    Read "Venezuela’s ‘man-made failure’: A view from the UK and the U.S.," by Rev. Ben Johnson

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