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‘This is the moment’

News analysis | Venezuelans seek to end their socialist dictator’s crushing rule
by Jamie Dean
Posted 1/30/19, 08:48 pm

In one of the most remarkable moments in Latin America’s modern history, thousands of Venezuelans packed a public square in Caracas on Jan. 23 and exulted as Juan Guaidó took the oath of presidency, declaring dictator Nicolás Maduro’s power illegitimate.

U.S. officials quickly declared support for the new leadership and urged Maduro to relinquish his brutal grip on a country suffering from one of the most severe economic and humanitarian crises in the world.

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Freedom on the wane

Politics | A socialist future may already be here
by Joel Belz
Posted 11/27/18, 02:02 pm

If you’re one of those worrywarts who’s concerned that our nation is headed down the slippery slope to socialism, I’m here to make a sober pronouncement: You’re probably too late.

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Facing cultural storms

Culture | Six trends that are rapidly reshaping the lives of American Christians
by John S. Dickerson
Posted 11/24/18, 02:49 pm

John S. Dickerson is a journalist-turned-pastor and the author of a new book, Hope of Nations: Standing Strong in a Post-Truth, Post-Christian World (Zondervan, 2018). He should not be confused with the John F. Dickerson who co-hosts CBS This Morning, but F is the rare fair reporter in big-time media and S is also an excellent writer.

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