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Latin Lefty Meltdown
Latin Lefty Meltdown
Venezuela’s Opposition Considers More Radical Measures

It’s a sign of frustration—and a sign of Maduro’s temporary upper-hand.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
Starving Oil Workers Sell Clothes for Food in Venezuela

Roughnecks are selling the clothes off their back to feed their families.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
Maduro Crows over Kerry Meeting

Maduro’s outburst points to a challenge for the U.S: how to best balance being helpful and engaged in Venezuela’s slow-motion catastrophe while denying the wretched ruling regime any PR wins.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
Oil Workers Starve as Venezuela’s Crude Output Collapses

In Caracas, crises beget crises.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
If You Can’t Feed Em, Jail Em

Maduro turns to jailing ‘food hoarders’.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
Beijing Cutting Bait on Caracas?

Reports that the Chinese have been playkng footsie with the Venezuelan opposition.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
Dilma’s Dismissal Divides Latin America

Venezuela, Ecuador, and Bolivia recalled their ambassadors to Brazil, and Brasilia returned the favor.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
Venezuelan Oil Output Plunges

Caracas saw its crude production fall more in May than it has in the past ten years.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
Venezuela Left Alone

Venezuela is losing its allies in Latin America.

Latin Lefty Meltdown
Venezuela’s Uneasy Generals

Venezuela’s generals are getting uncomfortable with President Nicolás Maduro. It’s difficult to imagine how this ends well.

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Realignment

Donald Trump has personally reforged millions of Republican voters’ views on crucial questions about the economy and the state.

The Information Age

Policymakers and pundits can bemoan technological advances all they want, but they can’t stop them.

Risky Business

Political considerations explain Beijing’s risky rush to help Malaysia’s troubled investment fund.

German Culture War

Merkel’s proposed burqa ban is a clear concession to the right, much to the dismay of admirers who see her as Europe’s last bastion of liberalism.

media watch

The panic over fake news is a manifestation of the same attitude that led the mainstream media to lose authority in the first place.

Putin's FoPo Pivot

With the incoming Trump Administration talking about cooperating with Russia, it was no surprise that Putin would take a more conciliatory tone towards the West.

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