Kate Andrews writes for City AM

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela.

In the article Kate argues that denouncing socialism does not mean giving up a left-wing agenda. But it does mean scaling back dewy-eyed fantasies of full state control, and moving to a moderate stance of advocating for social democracy. It’s time for the likes of Corbyn and Sanders to admit their errors and, most importantly, change their tune on the kinds of policies they’d like to implement in the UK and USA. Until the, countering claims about a Venezuelan socialist paradise shouldn’t be deemed as “playing politics”; as hundreds die under a power-hungry dictator, and millions more suffer from poverty, countering such claims is just the decent thing to do.

Read the full article here.