Lamenting Venezuela’s ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ While Blocking Its Resolution

The responsibility of the U.S. citizenry and its press alike should be to oppose interference by our government. by Roger Harris, originally published in TeleSUR, 1/2/18 A New York Times headline screams “As Venezuela collapses, children are dying of hunger.” Lurid pictures show dead infants. A companion “article of the day teaching activities,” asks: “Why do some young children choose[…]

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Venezuela’s Fragile Revolution: From Chávez To Maduro

By Steve Ellner Above Photo: Andreas Lehner/ Flickr Professor Steve Ellner argues that by pinpointing strategic errors – especially in the context of unrelenting hostility by powerful forces on the right – Chavismo’s supporters and sympathizers can offer a corrective to the sweeping condemnations of the government of Nicolás Maduro now coming from both right and left. The Venezuelan experience of nearly[…]

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Ten Big Lies About Venezuela and Its Revolution

Cooperative in Caracas, Photo: Bill Hackwell By Carlos E. Lippo on December 15, 2017, from Resumen:  LatinoAmericano and the Third World For many years I have had the absolute conviction that the only thing that the capitalist system has managed to surpass socialism in, over these last 100 years since the first consolidated socialist revolution in history took place, is[…]

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