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From Ineptitude to Tragedy: Economic Freedom in Venezuela

From Ineptitude to Tragedy: Economic Freedom in Venezuela

By ADRIEL MARTINEZ Currently ranked as 175th, out of 178, in the 2014 index of economic freedom, Venezuela has one of the worst climates for economic and civil rights freedoms. Venezuela has been suffering from governmental corruption, oppression, hyperinflation, and violence for over two decades. First under the charismatic Hugo Chavez and now under his hand-picked lap dog, Nicolás Maduro. […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · The Money Issue
A Well-Intentioned Disaster: Agricultural Subsidies in the U.S.

A Well-Intentioned Disaster: Agricultural Subsidies in the U.S.

BY MARGAUX BAVLSIK It would be difficult to dispute the benefits of having a stable food supply, especially food at affordable prices. Subsidizing agricultural production is one of the tools the United States government has employed in an attempt to accomplish this necessary objective. However, in practice, these subsidies, through misapplication and their fundamental nature, often lead to a host of […]