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Hugo Chavez

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  • Buying freedom of speech

    I was deeply disturbed by The Times editorial on malls as free-speech zones, both for its content and for the clear conflict of interest. Years ago, almost every locality had its own independent newspaper and often several newspapers. The small...
  • Big Labor's expectations of Obama

    Big Labor's expectations of Obama
    Today's topic: What should we expect from the Obama administration on labor unions? Previously, David Madland and Shikha Dalmia debated the impact unions have on ailing U.S. automakers and whether the trend of declining union membership will reverse....
  • Iran's Latin America push

    Iran's Latin America push
    Iran, the ultimate mischief maker with global reach, astounding patience, a shameless marriage to mayhem and terrorism, and interests that fall squarely in opposition to those of the United States, is making major diplomatic inroads under Washington's...
  • Hugo Chavez's staying power

    Hugo Chavez's staying power
    Venezuela just took a democratic step closer to dictatorship. On Sunday, President Hugo Chavez won the right to seek reelection ad infinitum, prevailing in a referendum that eliminated term limits for the presidency and other elected offices. Although the...
  • Something's fishy in Peru

    Are food and drink -- their need, their taste, their origin -- hot political matters? Yes they are, at least here in Peru, where the politics of catastrophe have collided with South American squabbles twice recently. The first fracas was the canned...
  • Mexico's spreading drug violence

    Mexico's spreading drug violence
    In the interest of national security, the United States must aggressively police its border with Mexico. But the cause of concern is not the northward flow of migrants and drugs. Rather, our focus should be on the southward flow of arms and ammunition...
  • Who are you not calling a petro bully?

    I cannot understand why Michael Ross ignored the very best evidence for his contention that the "link between oil riches and bad international behavior is even deeper than it appears." He never mentions President Bush or Vice President Dick Cheney, nor...
  • Letters to the editor

    Obama overseas Re "Obama defends greeting Chavez," April 20 I found the warmth obvious in President Obama's handshake and embrace of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to be offensive. Chavez is a petty tyrant who defies democratic norms and has called...
  • My L.A.: Hollywood's New Counterculture

    Here's an idea for the next installment of the Saw torture-porn series: Set it in ancient Rome, with early Christians ousted from their underground chapel and put through a myriad of sadistic deaths. It's a marketer's dream. Not only can ads declare it...
  • Iran continues to be a threat, Bush says

    President Bush said today that despite a new intelligence report asserting that Iran stopped its development of nuclear weapons in 2003, "nothing has changed" in U.S. policy. "Iran was dangerous, Iran is dangerous and Iran will be dangerous if they...
  • In Weston, getting close to nature works both ways

    In Weston, getting close to nature works both ways
    Gated communities. Excellent schools. The prestige of a Weston address. And of course water moccasins, alligators, a bear and wild hogs. There is a challenging side to living in one of South Florida's wealthiest cities. The community of 62,000 juts...
  • A recession silver lining?

     
    by Frank James Finally someone has something positive to say about the Great Recession we're currently in. Walter Russell Mead, the Council on Foreign Relations scholar, argues in an insightful New Republic piece that while the recession is causing...