Government supporters perform a parody involving a Venezuelan militia up against Uncle Sam, a personification of the U.S government, during an anti-imperialist march to denounce Trump's talk of a "military option" for resolving the country's political crisis, in Caracas, Venezuela, Aug. 14, 2017. (AP/Ariana Cubillos)

Economist Peter Koenig on Venezuela’s Push Towards a “Resistance Economy”

It is a simple model of “Resistance Economy” – local production for local markets with local money through local public banks that work for the local economy.