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“Misiones”: Social Programs of the Bolivarian Revolutionary Government of Venezuela as a development model for alleviating poverty
Hugo Chavez’s social programs, including education, land reform, and other projects more commonly referred to as “misiones”, are some of the most progressive aspects of his government. . . . Not only do the misiones provide ...
Gatekeeping Between Government and Religion: Faith-Based Initiative Competition and Supervision
Communities of the world’s major religions have always incorporated care for others into their central teachings. Politicians have recently seized upon the relative success of these faith-based organizations’ services. ...