Tag: Venezuela
Venezuela Goes Digital–It Won’t Fix the Problem

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recently announced that the country will be moving toward a “fully digital” economy. The South American nation has struggled in recent years with rampant shortages of staple goods, civil unrest, and hyperinflation. According to the opposition-controlled National Assembly, consumer prices rose more than 65 percent in November, placing the interannual...
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Venezuela’s Umpteenth Electoral Fraud

Venezuela’s dictator, Nicolás Maduro, is preparing a new electoral fraud for December 6, when he will hold a parliamentary election that will hand him control of the National Assembly. To make matters worse, part of the opposition is facilitating this outcome. Henrique Capriles, the candidate who ran against Maduro in the last presidential election,...
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Venezuela’s Fictional President May Still Offer Hope

Juan Guaidó, recognized as Venezuela’s legitimate president by more than 50 countries, was brutally returned to reality after a fairy-tale tour of Latin America, Europe and the United States, when hundreds of thugs in the service of his country’s dictatorship welcomed him back at the airport in Caracas by kicking him, punching him and...
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Sen. Rand Paul Eviscerates the Left in His New Book, The Case Against Socialism

Socialism has been tried on six continents and in numerous countries, but always with the same failed result. Despite geographic, economic, and other national differences, the experience of socialism follows a consistent trajectory, with its trademark features—poverty, shortages of resources, and repression—always on display. Senator Rand Paul’s new book, The Case Against Socialism, is...
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Venezuela on the Brink

The wind of history seems to be carrying Venezuela towards victory, even though it is as yet unclear when.

Russia in Venezuela: Good for the US; Bad for Russia

The best US policy is to stay out of the Venezuelan power struggle as it drains resources from Russia.

Hey Millennials: Here’s the Truth About Socialism, Kim Jong-un, and Nicolás Maduro

A government powerful enough to give you everything you want is powerful enough to take away everything you have.

Why Have Gasoline Prices Risen Lately?

If you wonder why prices at the gas pump have been climbing recently and are expected to continue to climb, look no further than the sharp drop in crude oil production in Venezuela, the Saudi Arabia of the Americas.

Jeremy Corbyn’s Hardcore Socialism Would Render Britain Destitute

Jeremy Corbyn’s socialist policies of state control, high spending, class warfare and punitive taxation have been tried in many countries. We know how these policies turn out and it is always the same: badly. As a starting point, he appointed a Stalinist as a key advisor, ignored warnings about Trot infiltration of the Labour...
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Venezuela’s Inferno

The decision by Venezuela’s Supreme Court, a political poodle of President Nicolás Maduro, to take over the powers of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, has sparked off massive demonstrations that the government’s vicious repression has been unable to stop. Although the decision was reversed a day later, the spirit of rebellion has proven resilient. Three...
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