Hyperinflation drives people crazy

Hyperinflation drives people crazy

The ex-president Jose Mujica He referred to the arrival to the Presidency of Javier Milei in Argentina and considered that “the hyperinflation drives people crazy”, pointing out that the problem with prices was what drove the libertarian phenomenon.

Mujica, who had already been critical of the Argentine head of state, questioned the ways of Milei during an interview with Reuters, recalling that “he got into a fight with Gustavo Petro and Gabriel Boric”, the presidents of Colombia and Chile, and then pointed out: “Then he sent him a letter and everything, but Lula He never answered him.”

The former president had already questioned Milei, describing him as “a fanatical ideologue”, who has “an almost messianic vision” and anticipating that “he is going to destroy everything institutionally.”

On the young leftist leaders of the region, such as Boric and Petro, He said, “I tried to help them as much as I could.” However, he clarified: “We cannot pretend to agree on everything. We have to agree with what there is, not with what we like.”

Furthermore, he maintained that “politicians must be flexible, we should not expect that we are all on the left or all on the right,” while in that regard he recognized Lula, whom he sees “much more mature” than in his first administration.

Mujica expressed his doubts about the elections in Venezuela

When asked about the elections that will be held in July in Venezuela, He admitted that he is not optimistic, and, regarding the figure of Nicolás Maduro, with whom he said he does not maintain dialogue, he noted: “I don’t know what will happen.”

Personally, he considered that his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, “He was very different,” Mujica added about Maduro’s predecessor, the late leftist leader. “He lost the elections and accepted them,” he reviewed.

It is worth remembering that the reference of the MPP was harsh on previous occasions with what he considered “a authoritarian government like that of Maduro, about whom he said that “he does not respect the elementary laws of democracy.”

Climate change and science

Finally, Mujica he referred to climate change and considered that current policies worldwide “are not up to par” with advances in technology and science.

For the former president, climate change was perhaps the greatest “tragedy” and he lamented that “politics does not respect the recommendations of science.”

Although he downplayed the mitigation that could have provided Uruguay and the countries of the region, demanded greater leadership from developed countries. “What can we do here, in the poor areas of the world? We need a global policy,” he said.

Source: Ambito

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