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April 10, 2019
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Jeffrey Tucker

Venezuela Should Shock and Teach this Generation

The food shortages have led to the end of anything normally called morality. Gangs of a thousand go hunting for food. They seize on a grocery store and light it on fire to provide light so that people can see in order to loot the place. Then it burns to the ground.

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January 8, 2019
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Max Gulker

Venezuela’s Bastiat Society Chapter Prepares Young Entrepreneurs for Better Days Ahead

When positive change finally does come to Venezuela, the nation will have its chapter of the Bastiat Society to thank for growing and maintaining the bottom-up foundation of a free market economy.

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September 21, 2018
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Richard Salsman

Socialism Worked in Venezuela

Socialism is worse than untenable. It’s destructive and inhumane. Conservatives should know that socialists know of their own destructive intent and should oppose them, instead of implicitly praising them.

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June 7, 2018
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Paz Gómez

An American Entrepreneur’s Odyssey in Venezuela

When Michael Bennett arrived in Venezuela, his biggest surprise was how much control the government had over people’s minds. The Chavista propaganda has been effective at convincing many people that the state is always a benefactor.

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April 6, 2018
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Paz Gómez

Dollarization the Cure to Venezuela’s Hyperinflation

In Ecuador, for instance, the 1999 dollarization has brought economic stability, kept inflation at bay, and even neutralized the effects of plenty of misguided policies introduced by former President Rafael Correa, a Maduro ally.

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January 26, 2018
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Sven Larson

Socialists Must Own Up to Venezuela

So long as there are those who believe in socialism, we will always run the risk that they will do to us what their ideological brethren did to Venezuela.

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November 21, 2017
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Paz Gómez

Venezuelans Revert to Pre-Money Era with Barter

Venezuelans distrust their currency and government more each day, but they are taking whatever actions they can and creating networks to protect themselves. One such mechanism to tackle scarcity and rapidly inflating prices is barter.

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September 8, 2017
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Fergus Hodgson

The Ideological Sustenance Venezuela Needs

The dream of a workers paradise in Venezuela, based on the 21st-century socialism of Hugo Chávez, has long since come and gone.

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June 24, 2016
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Steve H . Hanke

Venezuela vs. Ecuador (Chavismo vs. Chavismo Dolarizado)

This article appeared in the July 2016 issue of Globe Asia. With the arrival of President Hugo Chávez in 1999, Venezuela embraced Chavismo, a form of Andean socialism. In 2013, Chávez met the Grim Reaper and Nicolás Maduro assumed Chávez’ mantle. Chavismo has not been confined to Venezuela, however. A form of it has been adopted by […]

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May 27, 2015
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johannes schmidt

Venezuela: No rule of law, bad money

This article appeared in the June 2015 issue of Globe Asia. By Dr. Steve H. Hanke The rule of law subjects the State to a fixed set of rules that limits the scope of its coercive powers. Individuals and their property are protected from the arbitrary, ad hoc actions of the State and other individuals. In […]

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