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[5] The cornerstone of the Bolivarian Revolution is the Constitution that mandates that the government must actually help the people, not with empty rhetoric but through tangible action. The actual implementation is accomplished through the Bolivarian Missions. The Missions are social justice, social welfare, anti-poverty, and educational programs implemented by the government to help the vast majority of Venezuelans who were previously excluded from virtually all their country's wealth by a tiny elite of U.S.-backed plutocrats. http://www.americans-for-chavez.com/missions.html

[6] "[The Chicago school of economics] is associated with neoclassical price theory and free market libertarianism, the refutation and rejection of Keynesianism in favor of monetarism (until the 1980s, when it turned to rational expectations), and the rejection of regulation of business in favor of laissez-faire. In terms of methodology the stress is on "positive economics" -- that is, empirically based studies using statistics, with less stress on theory." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_school_
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[7] "President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that an overwhelming victory for United Russia in Dec. 2 elections would give him the "moral right" to maintain a strong influence in the country." (Wednesday, November 14, 2007) http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2007/11/
14/001.html

    Originally posted at Axis of Logic

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Venezuela is a Democracy. Corporations and th... by Ty on Monday, Dec 24, 2007 at 5:05:55 PM