At its root, a currency has power because people believe it does. As belief in and fealty to the dollar continue to erode, we can expect the U.S. to fight, brutally when deemed necessary, to maintain the status quo that made it an empire.
As Jesus Rodriguez explains to MintPress in an exclusive interview, while no single change can fix the current condition of Venezuela, the Maduro government’s response to the crisis has been both humane in the Bolivarian tradition, and also backed by solid principles and reasoning.
CARACAS, VENEZUELA -- With U.S. sanctions suffocating the South American nation of Venezuela, incumbent President, and U.S. target, Nicolas Maduro is preparing for an election in late May that will likely result in his retaining his office. This is unfortunate for Washington, which has thrown its lot in via millions of dollars lavished on an