Venezuela’s experiment with democracy is falling apart. With rising totalitarianism, an economic crisis and food scarcities, more than 50% of Venezuelans want out of their own country.
We take a look behind the last eight years of neoliberalism and ask was it really the medicine America needed?
Separating economics and politics is impossible, so it’s important to point out that the misguided notion of austerity is not just killing people, but also democracy. For all the positive merits of the democratic system a major and inherent risk exists.
Dr Ha-Joon Chang explains how we have developed a system of neoclassical economics and the power play which brought us here.
John Perkins on how the real modern empire has been created. Have we really moved on from the Romans?