The Petrostate, Visualized

This is just the coolest visualization tool ever.

Venezuelan Exports in 1995

Venezuelan Exports in 1995
That was then

Venezuelan Exports in 2010:

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This is now

(These static images don’t really do the visualization-platform justice, you have to go to the original.)

[Hat Tip under litigation.]

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