Venezuelans ‘Loot to Eat’ Amid Economic Tailspin

Sporadic looting, food riots and protests driven by the hungry poor have surged in Venezuela, a country that’s no stranger to unrest. But the uprisings playing out recently have a different face than the mostly middle-class protesters who took to the streets for months last year in political demonstrations trying to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

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Study Finds Partisan Gap on Political Values at All-Time High

The partisan divide on fundamental political values – including attitudes about race, immigration and the social safety net – reached record levels during Barack Obama’s presidency, but that gap has grown even wider in Donald Trump’s first year as president, according to a study released Thursday.

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