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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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Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?

Post-EU

Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

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