Dany Bahar, a fellow in the Global Economy and Development program, explains the circumstances behind increasing social, political, and economic unrest in Venezuela and offers some recommendations on a response to the situation.
Also in this episode: Molly Reynolds, a fellow in Governance Studies, describes why it has been so difficult for Senate Republicans to even begin writing legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare in our regular “What’s Happening in Congress” segment.
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