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Radio Free Acton: Interview with a Venezuelan dissident; Jared Meyer on the sharing economy

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In this episode of Radio Free Acton, Noah Gould, summer intern at Acton, interviews Javier Avila, a Venezuelan dissident who speaks of both the bleak and hopeful future he sees for the resistance against tyrannical government in Venezuela. Then, another Acton summer intern, Jenna Suchyta, talks to Jared Meyer, senior fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability, about the sharing economy.

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

Read “Venezuela: Latin America’s socialist nightmare” by Noah Gould

Read more on the 2017 protests in Venezuela

Register here for Acton Institute’s 28th Annual Dinner

Buy How Progressive Cities Fight Innovation by Jared Meyer 

Read the book review of “‘Uber-Positive: Why Americans Love the Sharing Economy’”

How you can listen to Radio Free Acton

Do you have questions for the Radio Free Acton team that you would like answered in future podcast segments? We want to hear from you! Leave a message at 888-705-4180 or email RFA@acton.org. Lastly, if you like what you heard on today’s episode, don’t forget to give us a rating on iTunes.

Featured image courtesy of REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado. “People, led by Javier Avila, gather in honor of 17-year-old protester Neomar Lander, who died during clashes with security forces on Wednesday June 7, 2017 in Caracas, Venezuela.”

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Caroline Roberts Caroline Roberts has a B.A. in English from Grove City College and produces the Acton Institute’s podcast, Radio Free Acton.

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