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8 Parallels between Trump & Chávez

Autocrat’s Playbook: The US capitalist and Venezuelan socialist

Trump by Library of Congress on Unsplash, Chavez by Christina Hoag

On the surface, U.S. President Donald Trump and deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez are polar opposites.

Trump is the right-wing multimillionaire scion of a real estate developer who dodged the draft before turning to politics while Chávez, an avowed socialist and the…

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Christina Hoag

Christina Hoag

Journalist, novelist, world traveller. Author of novels Law of the Jungle, Skin of Tattoos and Girl on the Brink. Ex Latin America foreign correspondent.

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