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Venezuela Burning
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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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Crude Economics

The decision to extend production cuts was as predictable as it was desperate.

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The Manchester leaks are the product of a dangerously arrogant and unaccountable intelligence community.

Better Late Than Never

More, please.

markets

The share of people who benefit from the stock market should be widening, not contracting.

Market Failure

The EU’s ailing Emissions Trading System is looking more useless than ever before.

Settled Science

Our worst-case climate scenarios are relying on outdated, incorrect coal data.

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