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Young Americans may decide who wins the White House

The 2016 presidential election could hinge on whether young Americans show up to vote. Millennials already are making an impact through social media.
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Leaders condemn Maduro’s attack on democracy [photo gallery]

After former President Maduro's failed attempts to prevent democracy in Venezuela, international leadership came out in droves to condemn his actions.
Arnold Schwarzenegger sitting in the forest with firefighters (Photo courtesy of "Years of Living Dangerously")

How to attract a celebrity to your cause

A celebrity endorsement raises awareness, setting your cause apart from others that compete for attention and donations. How do you sign up a celebrity?
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In Venezuela, Maduro regime used hunger to get votes

In the midst of a devastating hunger crisis, the regime of Nicolás Maduro turned government food assistance into a tool to get political support.
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Nicaragua’s people under attack by their own government [video]

An attack on student protesters in July was among the incidents prompting President Trump's executive order pressuring Nicaragua to restore the rule of law.
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China exports tools of repression to the world

China is exporting technological know-how that can help authoritarian governments track, reward and punish citizens through digital surveillance.
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Venezuelans demand democracy

Nurses, teachers and students are taking to the streets of Venezuela to fight for their democratic rights and reject the illegitimate Maduro regime.

As Africa votes, U.S. partnerships support democratic growth

In Africa, 2015 might become known as the year of elections; nearly half the continent’s population will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections.
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Venezuelan youth march for humanitarian aid

Venezuelans are in desperate need of humanitarian aid being held at the Colombian border by cronies of former dictator Nicolás Maduro.