The Bukele Method
A political experiment is underway that could give the country a “soft power” at the international level that it has never had before.
Will the sanctions against Russia work? This is what we learned from Venezuela
Venezuela has been subject to severe sanctions from the United States and the European Union. The hope was that economic pressure on Nicolas Maduro’s authoritarian regime would force democratic elections and changes in governance. That did not happen.
Towards authoritarian capitalism in Venezuela?
In the international media, the Venezuelan government is still often referred to with the prefix ‘socialist’. Inside the country, a disorderly deregulation process is opening more spaces to the market, yet it is also creating apparent new inequalities. Towards what kind of economic system is Venezuela moving? Faced with a dearth of public data, we … Continued