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We’re Not Going to Allow Shortages or Messing with Prices

Feb 25th 2013, by Ciudad CCS / Consuelo Cerrada Translation by Venezuelanalysis.com The Institute for the Defence of People in Access to Goods and Services (Indepabis) is in the eye of the storm. The sanctions recently applied to commercial establishments both great and small have landed it in the headlines. Indepabis’ president, Consuelo Cerrada, explains … Continue reading

Plutocrats: An informative and frustrating book

Chrystia Freeland Plutocrats: The rise of the new global super rich and the fall of everyone else (Doubleday Canada and Penguin Press US, 2012) reviewed by Peter Hogarth Plutocrats shows a clear influence from the Occupy movement and laments the rise of such intense income inequality around the world between the 1% and the 99%. … Continue reading

Behind Bolivia’s nationalization of Canadian mine

WEDNESDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER, 2012 Behind Bolivia’s nationalization of Canadian mine For the Financial Post, the actions of the Bolivian government in nationalizing a Canadian mine this summer, confirmed the country’s status as an “outlaw nation” (Grace, 2012). But for less biased observers, the reality was a little different. Responding to pressure from local indigenous communities … Continue reading

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