The council's design all but ensures absurdities like this.
Cryptocurrency is a human rights issue, explains Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation.
Attempts to centrally plan an economy ruin both civic life and life's pleasures.
A new report from the U.N.'s High Commissioner for Human Rights finds a "shockingly high" number of politically motivated extrajudicial killings.
Plus: The student censors come for Camille Paglia.
More violence hit Venezuela today following opposition leader Juan Guaidó's calls for the military to abandon the Maduro government.
Bernie Sanders' New Campaign Advisor David Sirota Once Touted Hugo Chavez's 'Economic Miracle' in Venezuela
"Chavez racked up an economic record that a legacy-obsessed American president could only dream of achieving."
Soviet revolutionary Vladimir Lenin used the motto, "Land to the peasants, peace to the nations, bread to the starving." Sounds good, right?
The push for intervention is no surprise, and it should be given no quarter.
The perils-and profits-of being identity-focused in business, content, and audience
Like Hillary Clinton, the senator seems to think that Libya is a foreign policy success story.
The president's speech was a mixed bag on foreign policy.
José Ignacio Guédez, a member of the oppostion party La Causa R, says economic sanctions and political pressure will help restore democracy.
In Mercenaries 2, China and the U.S. fight over pieces of Venezuela, before the entire country is wrecked by a nuclear warhead.
It's time to admit that Venezuela's "21st century socialism" failed.
Juan Guaidó declared himself to be the interim president. President Trump and other world leaders have acknowledged him as the country's new head of state.
People getting starry eyed about socialism should look to Venezuela for some important warning signs.
Journalist and Soho Forum co-founder Gene Epstein on economists' romance with strongmen and his upcoming debate with Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara.
To assume that governments do better at keeping currencies stable ignores parts of the world.
Venezuela attempts to combat economic illiteracy with more economic illiteracy.
If the president does want to lower oil prices, he could push Congress to expand domestic oil production.
The country has liberalized one aspect of the disastrous capital controls established by Hugo Chavez in 2003.
"They are importing barrels that cost $80 to $90 and are selling them at $0."
Are We Already in a Trade War With China?, Venezuelans Blame Maduro for Food and Medicine Shortages, Russia Wants to Ban Encryption App: Reason Roundup
"We are not in a trade war with China," President Trump tweeted this morning.
Will a new regulatory framework help stop extortion and police abuse, or will it set the stage for a brutal crackdown?
President Maduro pulls a tasty snack out of his desk during a live broadcast
"If the bourgeoisie hide the food, I myself will bring it to your house," President Nicolas Maduro promised. That's not what happened.
Venezuelan grocery stores have products shoppers don't want.
A vital lesson, as we confront calls for more regulation and government control in all aspects of our lives.
Chris Christie rules the Garden State's beaches with an iron fist.