Bolivarian Revolution

New and Old Strategies for Ending the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela

March 12, 2016

Prof. Steve Ellner discusses US intervention in Venezuela, the opposition’s amnesty law, and their latest strategies for ousting the president.

Most of Latin America Recognizes Maduro as President; Opposition Charges Fraud Demands Recount

April 18, 2013

Opposition member of National Electoral Council says vote results correct; Opposition waiting for ruling on recount

Maduro Wins Venezuelan Election with 50.66% of Vote – Capriles Demands Audit

April 15, 2013

Greg Wilpert: Election far closer than expected as Maduro ran a weak campaign; electronic voting process verified by paper ballots, audit unlikely to find discrepancy

Venezuelan Democracy: A Tension Between Centralized Power and Local Democracy

March 28, 2013

Manuel Larrabure: The Bolivarian Revolution succeeded in developing models of community power and reduced inequality but so far has failed to diversify the economy or extend workers democracy in the oil and mining sector

Arizona

March 12, 2013
Protest organized by families broken by immigration deportations

Who Benefits from Austerity?

March 10, 2013
Bob Pollin fields the question: are the very rich hunkering down for a long recession and to protect their assets, are more concerned about debt than high unemployment

Humanitarian Catastrophe in Syria

March 10, 2013

Omar Dahi: Western Powers and GCC countries fail to provide aid at levels needed, inspite of professed interest in the Syrian people

State of the Working Woman

March 8, 2013

Jenny Ahn: Unionized women workers do better than unorganized; All working women need access to universal daycare

Hugo Chavez, Leader of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution, Dead at 58

December 18, 2012
Greg Wilpert: It’s likely Chavez will not remain in office and Maduro will head into elections