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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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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Trump Ties

Dmitry Firtash, a Ukrainian oligarch with ties to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, could soon face extradition to the U.S. on bribery charges.

Frack Baby Frack

A newly energized shale industry is once again pushing U.S. oil production near the 9 million barrels per day mark.

governance

… covered very differently by the New York Times.

MSM watch

The purpose of a pension fund is to invest money and turn a profit for pensioners, right?

Higher Education Watch

GOP legislators are beclowning themselves by proposing utterly unworkable solutions that infringe on academic freedom and in any case would make things far worse.

Asia's Game of Thrones

On behalf of ASEAN, the Philippines has issued a rare expression of unanimous concern over China’s actions in the South China Sea.

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