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The Wages of Socialism

Hunger and looting are now an everyday occurrence in Caracas.

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Venezuela Gets Violent

Government forces killed four people and arrested 1,200 in a raid involving tanks and helicopters on Tuesday.

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Venezuela: A Cautionary Tale

To make a case against the viability of a modern socialist state, particularly one that relies on exporting natural resources, one need only point to Venezuela.

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High Wages, But No Food, in Venezuela

Eat your heart out, labor activists! Venezuela raises the minimum wage by 30 percent.

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Anti-Chavista Protests Face Long Odds

The economy is crumbling, political dissent is being ruthlessly punished by the regime, yet the student and opposition protestors barricading the streets are still fighting an uphill battle.

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Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

Higher Ed Shake Up

Ten months of code camp beats four years of ‘business communications’.

Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


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