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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 15, 2014

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. William Armstrong examines the Turkish government’s new strategy of information ...

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Venezuela’s Maduro Must Adapt to Survive. He Won’t.

The international price of oil has dropped by more than 40 percent in the past six months. To put it lightly, this presents a major ...

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Why Plunging Oil Prices Are Threatening Venezuela

Oil prices are flirting with yet another five-year low, which is straining plenty of governments from Tripoli to Tehran. But few countries are as fundamentally ...

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Is Spain About to Embrace Chavismo?

When the late Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chávez came into power in 1998, he saw in his movement an answer to capitalism and a solution to ...

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The Venezuelan Government Saves Christmas

Christmas is a huge deal in Venezuela. The rainy season begins to dim, and the overwhelming tropical heat gets a tad more tolerable in December. ...

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Venezuela’s OPEC Headache

The steep drop in the price of oil we have seen the past few weeks threatens to have profound political consequences. It provides a welcome ...

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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 20, 2014

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Anna Nemtsova interviews Georgian President Giorgi Marvelashvili about his feud ...

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Venezuela’s Revenge

Venezuela was elected Thursday to a two-year term on the U.N. Security Council, overcoming long-standing U.S. opposition to its membership on the world body's premier ...

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