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

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.

Sign in to participate in the conversation

Generalistic and moderated instance. All opinions are welcome, but hate speeches are prohibited. Users who don't respect rules will be silenced or suspended, depending on the violation severity.