How Does Populism Turn Authoritarian? Venezuela Is a Case in Point
When Hugo Chávez took power nearly 20 years ago, the leftist populism he championed was supposed to save democracy. Instead, it has done the opposite.
Published: April 1, 2017 at 02:00AM
By MAX FISHER and AMANDA TAUB
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