After several years of long lines, rationing, and shortages, the socialist country does not have enough food to feed its population, and the opposition government has declared a “nutritional emergency.” This is just the most recent nail in the beleaguered country’s slow, painful economic collapse.
Many people expect an economic collapse to be shocking, instant, and dramatic, but really, it’s far more gradual than that.
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The country is in so much trouble now that it isn’t possible to cover it up with propaganda.They assumed control of essential goods like food, and began putting retail outlets out of business.Then, once they had control of the sales outlets, they began forcing farmers and food manufacturers to sell anywhere from 30-100% of their products to the state at the price the state opted to pay, as opposed to stores and supermarkets. (Isn’t it astonishing how much less motivated people are to produce food and supplies when they are no longer allowed to benefit from their hard work?Thousands of people were standing in line for 5-6 hours in the hopes that they would be able to purchase a few much-needed items.Shortly after the story broke to the rest of the world, the propaganda machine shifted into high gear.