opposition

Venezuela’s highly unusual presidential election

May 18, 2018

This is the best opportunity since 1998 that the opposition has to defeat the Bolivarian Revolution. So why are they boycotting the election? Greg Wilpert asks Venezuela will hold its 24th electoral event in 20 years this Sunday, 20 May. The path to this election was perhaps one of the most convoluted and difficult of…

Venezuela's Opposition Strategy in Presidential Election is to "Have it Both Ways"

Venezuela’s Opposition Strategy in Presidential Election is to “Have it Both Ways”

May 14, 2018

This coming Sunday is Venezuela’s Presidential election, which was moved up by several months. A large part of the opposition is boycotting the vote, but a serious challenger is in the running against Maduro. We speak to Venezuela expert Miguel Tinker-Salas

The Empire Files

July 13, 2017
Abby Martin goes on the deadly front lines of the anti government protests in Venezuela and follows the evolution of a typical guarimba — or opposition barricade. Watch more on TeleSur

Venezuela

August 14, 2016
Steve Ellner: The image of Venezuela as an oppressive failed state is really very far from what’s happening on the ground.

From Pipelines to Peladeau – Canadian Report

March 20, 2014

Yves Engler and Linda Solomon Wood discuss native resistance to tar sands pipeline and media mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau running as candidate for the Parti Quebecois

How Right-Wing Nationalism Rose to Influence in Ukraine (2/2)

March 13, 2014

Historian Per Anders Rudling traces the rise of Ukrainian right-wing party Svoboda from the nationalist myth-making of the post-Soviet diaspora in countries like Canada

How Right-Wing Nationalism Rose to Influence in Ukraine (1/2)

March 11, 2014

Historian Per Rudling discusses the influence of the Ukrainian right-wing nationalist party Svoboda and the historical roots of Ukrainian nationalism

Venezuela One Year After Chavez’s Passing

March 5, 2014

Latin American studies professor Miguel Tinker Salas and journalist Ewan Robertson discuss the presidency of Hugo Chavez

Venezuela Anti-Government Protests Lack Support from the Barrios

March 4, 2014

Lisa Sullivan & Ryan Mallett-Outtrim report from Venezuela that the country’s anti government protests are continuing with no end in sight but continue to lack appeal in low income neighborhoods

Venezuela Opposition Boycotts Maduro-Backed Peace Conference As Unrest Continues

February 27, 2014

Alexander Main & Miguel Tinker Salas argue that Venezuela opposition protests do not include broad segments of the population and are aimed at destabilizing the elected government of Nicholas Maduro