A Freedom Today conversation with Fred Roeder of the CCC
Why did you decide to launch the Consumer Choice Center?
On Tuesday, Maduro proposed new legislation that encompasses the privatization of the oil industry, the possibility of returning expropriated companies to their original owners, and the free trade of strategy goods, such as fuel.
Venezuela is constantly over the news given its unprecedented economic collapse. Yet, numerous people still think that the country’s economic hardships were caused by external factors, such as declining oil prices or financial sanctions from the international community. When in reality, the Venezuelan collapse is the direct consequence of the country’s inefficient, distorted, and hostile business environment.
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Deforestation spikes in the Brazilian rainforest during the pandemic.
In developed nations people tend to discuss the political economy of their countries in the following way. When they think about capitalism, they associate it with economic freedom, and therefore, with higher opportunities to climb the socio-economic ladder.
It took us 75 years to rebuild freedom in some parts of Europe after the totalitarian horrors of World War Two, and less than three weeks to bring it to its knees again.
Student activists were sentenced to administrative arrests for organizing a coffin performance to protest against communism in Belarus