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Just read this article about the last 20 years of Venezuelan economics/politics 🇻🇪

mondediplo.com/2016/12/05venez

Really quite saddening, but also very interesting. Relying on the oil boom for prosperity was a bad choice, and Chavez set up some economic measures which back-fired. Corporate lockouts and coup attempts clearly didn't help either.

But let's not get lost in the abstract: normal people in Venezuela don't have enough to eat right now.

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