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Critics Say He Can’t Beat a Dictator. This Venezuelan Thinks He Can.

“With what they’re paid now, you can’t even get people to show up to work,” he said. Next, Mr. Falcón says he would topple other tenets of the ruling party, such as price controls, which economists say have led to shortages by [...]
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Rodrigo Duterte, Who Bristles at Foreign Critics, Has Begun Deporting Them

“You are a foreigner, who are you? You do not have the right to criticize us,” he said. “Do not insult us every time you open your mouth.” Mr. Duterte has often bristled at what he considers foreign interference, particularly [...]
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John Bolton’s knife-fighting skills alarm his critics

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John Bolton’s critics have called him a warmonger, an Islamophobe and a quasher of dissent. But one label alarms them most about President Donald Trump’s incoming national security adviser: savvy bureaucrat. While policy [...]
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Critic’s Notebook: The Numbing Familiarity of Searing Images From Syria

3 months ago | 0 comment
It’s hardly news that compassion fatigue, like outrage fatigue, is epidemic these days. Throughout Syria’s civil war, Syrian state media has tried to discredit child videographers in opposition strongholds and the photographs bearing [...]
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Fox News Art Critics So Mad Official Obama Portraits Are Pictures Of Black People

3 months ago | 0 comment
They’re so divisive. (And gorgeous) The official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, and by god we like ’em. Some people are griping because they aren’t photorealistic depictions of Barry [...]
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Israel Moves to Expel Africans. Critics Say That’s Not Jewish.

4 months ago | 0 comment
In a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, 36 Holocaust survivors, many of them refugees from the ghettos and concentration camps of Europe, beseeched him “to learn the lesson” and not to expel Africans seeking asylum in Israel. “As [...]
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Trump critics seize on developer ties to infrastructure plan

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President Donald Trump’s critics are already lining up to undercut his infrastructure proposal — the purported bipartisan centerpiece of Tuesday’s State of the Union speech — as a giveaway to his well-connected friends [...]
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Iran’s President Takes On His Hard-Line Critics

4 months ago | 0 comment
They call the hundreds of protesters who have been arrested “rioters” and want all social media to be banned. In a move seemingly unrelated to the protests, but one that gives insight into hard-liners’ attitudes, all English classes [...]
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Peru’s President Pardons Alberto Fujimori, Enraging Critics

5 months ago | 0 comment
Mr. Fujimori, 79, would have remained in prison until age 93 if he had served his full sentence. Suffering from arrhythmia, tongue cancer and other ailments, Mr. Fujimori had requested a humanitarian pardon. He was taken from his prison [...]
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Mexico Strengthens Military’s Role in Drug War, Outraging Critics

5 months ago | 0 comment
Unlike the rest of Latin America, where long military dictatorships have left indelible scars, Mexico has had civilian control over the armed forces for the past century as part of an unspoken agreement that allows officers latitude over [...]