Man Who Fled Venezuela Discusses How Socialism Progressively Destroyed His Nation

Wall St. For Main St., Released on 7/10/20

Jason Burack of Wall St for Main St interviewed first time guest, Research Associate at the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise at the University of Kentucky, Economist, Speaker, Commentator & Young Voices & Dissident Contributor, Daniel Di Martino

Daniel and his family escaped Venezuela only a few years ago in 2016 and Daniel wrote an Op-Ed about it for USA Today in February 2019 called, Venezuela was my home, and socialism destroyed it. Slowly, it will destroy America, too.

During this incredibly insightful 40+ minute interview, Jason asks Daniel about how bad the Venezuelan economy got with food shortages, currency devaluations and wage and price controls on the path to hyperinflation of Venezuela’s currency.

Daniel has incredible insights into the Venezuelan economy the last few decades as well as unbelievable anecdotes involving his own family members.

Jason Burack is an investor, entrepreneur, financial historian, Austrian School economist, and contrarian. Jason co-founded the startup financial education company Wall St for Main St, LLC, to try to help the people of Main Street by teaching them the knowledge, skills, research methods, and investing expertise of Wall Street. You can also find Jason’s work at his blog website at

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Curt Tyner

Holy crap you fool we already have socialism it’s called wall street. Fascist love their socialized losses and the privatized profits.