political elite

Two Visions of Venezuela Contend in April 14th Elections

April 4, 2013

Miguel Tinker Salas: The Presidential elections in Venezuela will decide if the socialist transformation will continue or a pro-US elite will return to power

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