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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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South China Sea Change

The Chinese are pulling back from the disputed Scarborough Shoal: is this a new normal or a temporary olive branch?

Latin Lefty Meltdown

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

Washington's Malaysia Malaise

Malaysia is preparing for its first major defense agreement with China, a sign that Beijing’s diplomacy is paying off.

Low-Hanging Fruit

We need more diesel technicians, welders, and pipe fitters.

Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

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