The Cuban essayist Carlos Alberto Montaner has outdone himself with the singluarly most brilliant essay on the impact of property rights destruction — that's probably ever been written.
Montaner explains what Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is trying to accomplish by destroying property rights in Venezuela and what that means for the future of democracy. He fully understands what's going on and his conclusions are deeply disturbing. He writes with an eloquence grounded in reality with a flawless understanding of human nature. I have not seen the depth of such thinking anywhere else.
Read it here.
A.M. Mora y Leon 10 04 05