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Pramit Pal Chaudhuri
Dr. Catherine Conaghan
Dr. Emmanuel Martin
Venezuela's economy has crashed and burned, and along with it a certain commodity-fueled model of development. Socialists everywhere would do well to take notice.
growth rate has shot up over the past two years, after the country's
statistical office changed its methodology. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's
opponents argue that the figures are too good to be true. The reality is a bit
more complicated, but there is no question that flaws in the statistics could
be giving policymakers the wrong signals.
Poaching in Africa has intensified in recent years, leaving less than half a million elephants on the continent. The flip side of this ecological tragedy is a multibillion-dollar business for criminal and terrorist groups. That makes poaching a geopolitical problem requiring an international response.