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Socialism of the twenty-first century

In this series we will publish weekly cutouts from the book by Kristian Niemietz

VENEZUELA UNDER HUGO CHÁVEZ: ‘A DIFFERENT, AND A BETTER WAY OF DOING THINGS. IT’S CALLED SOCIALISM

What did socialists use before candles?

"Compra velitas, no hay luz," a Venezuelan man says to me at the border between Colombia and Venezuela, "Buy candles, there is no electricity". A few days ago, the Venezuelan military started allowing pedestrians to cross the Simon Bolivar bridge after closing the border completely in February.

Maduro's Regime controls young people through education

In Venezuela, not only the main industries have been taken or highly regulated by the State, education has also been the victim of a totalitarian project that aims to manufacture a mass of serfs, while pursuing any individual with critical thinking.

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