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My articles have been published in Economics 21, Real Clear Policy, The Washington Examiner, and The Federalist, and re-published in outlets such as FEE.org, CNS News, Seeking Alpha, and more.

How Socialism Destroyed Venezuela

Many in the media have blamed Venezuela’s worsening humanitarian crisis on corruption, mismanagement, falling oil prices, or U.S sanctions—anything but the rise of socialism in what was once the wealthiest country in South America.

Yet corruption and mismanagement were the direct result of increased government control of the economy—socialism—and in reality, lower oil prices and U.S. sanctions have little to do with the crisis. Instead, the mass starvation and exodus faced by Venezuelans are the natural consequence of the socialist policies implemented by dictators Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro.

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