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LATE-STAGE SOCIALISM: Venezuela’s chronic shortages give rise to ‘medical flea markets.’ In the m…

LATE-STAGE SOCIALISM: Venezuela’s chronic shortages give rise to ‘medical flea markets.’ In the middle of a market in the humid and sweltering city of Maracaibo, dozens of boxes full of medicines including antibiotics and pain killers are stacked on top of each other. The packaging is visibly deteriorated: The cases are discolored and some are […]
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