April 24, 2018

No Deodorant in Venezuela? No Problem: Introducing “Waters of the Commander” with Hugo Chávez’s Eyes.

“CLAP” boxes — named for the program that oversees their delivery — usually contain pasta, rice, powdered milk and other basic necessities that are difficult to get in supermarkets now. But those boxes have started showing up on peoples’ doorsteps with a creepy white bottle of deodorant. (Twitter) Venezuela has been rife with corruption and […]

Flashback: All Those People Who Praised Chavez’s Socialism

Dead Socialist Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez was praised throughout his life by many figures in academia, journalism and Hollywood despite his brutal regime. This praise included Salon writer David Sirota’s piece after the leader’s death, titled “Hugo Chavez’s economic miracle.” In British publication The New Statesman, a headline as Chavez was nearing death in January 2013 was […]

Flashback To All The People Who Praised Chavez’s Socialism

Dead Socialist Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez was praised throughout his life by many figures in academia, journalism and Hollywood despite his brutal regime. This praise included Salon writer David Sirota’s piece after the leader’s death, titled “Hugo Chavez’s economic miracle.” In British publication The New Statesman, a headline as Chavez was nearing death in January 2013 was […]

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