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Fracas in Caracas

Waiting in line is now a paying job. And Maduro is keeping the country’s three exchange rates in place.

Listen Up OPEC

American shale operators are finding new ways to profitably drill, even in today’s bear market.

Hosing Down the Data

Smog drives the plot in a recent Chinese novel, while one city’s officials get creative in an attempt to fudge air quality numbers.

Trouble Down South

A new Reuters report suggests that a number of contractors have bilked Pemex in recent years, and have escaped prosecution.

ACA Agonistes

One of the few things we know for sure about Obamacare is that decisions made over the next two years will play a huge role in determining how the law affects ordinary Americans.

China's Resurgent Maoism

Xi is cracking down on China’s independent unions, another sign that he’s battening down the hatches.

Know Thy Enemy
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Ancient Wisdom
Jakub Grygiel
The modern Western penchant for trusting in the equal rationality of all is strategic folly. Aeschylus understood this well.
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