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Donald Trump

Controversies come and go so fast in the Trump administration that it’s all too easy to lose sight of individual issues. It is, therefore, worth...
socialism

The scourge of socialism did not slide beneath history’s waves on Christmas Day 1991, after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of...
venezuela

The Western Hemisphere reached a milestone this week. According to United Nations observers, Colombia’s leftist rebel militia FARC has entirely disarmed. When it comes to...

In the new COMMENTARY podcast, tensions on the rise with North Korea create a dilemma for the United States, which has few options to resolve...
venezuela

The increasingly dystopian, socialist-led nation of Venezuela is again on fire. Rocked by social unrest that is being met with a violent response from police...
Venezuela

The Trump Treasury Department’s move to impose sanctions on and to freeze the assets of a series of high-profile Venezuelan actors—including the country’s new vice...
Barack Obama

Democrats who projected onto Barack Obama idealized powers of logic and persuasion anticipated that the president’s aura alone would reverse the many perceived ills of...
socialism

Economics is an inexact science, to put it mildly. One reason, of course, is that so many economists have ideologies and defend them rather than...
Venezuela

The so-called Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has been on life support since Hugo Chavez was taken off it. The ugly, prolonged death of the “Bolivarian...
populism

When the Eastern Bloc came apart in the late 1980s, many observers speculated that it would not be long before communism in East Asia fell,...
Venezuela

Back in 2009, the Venezuelan dissident blogger Daniel Duquenal purchased a bottle of what he described as "semi-cheap" Chilean champagne.  Last night, he finally got...

While the rest of the world is coming to terms, in differing ways, with the Obama administration's commitment to a weaker, humbler United States taking...