In Venezuela, abortion remains illegal, allowed only when the woman is at risk of dying. However, criminalization does not reduce the practice.
Month: April 2019
The Feminization of Chavismo: Poor Women as Instruments of Social Policy
Despite policy advancements, Chavismo's reverence of women as mothers and caregivers may operate as a control mechanism, argues sociologist Anais D. López Caldera.
Six months of anti-worker and anti-popular measures
Maduro’s economic program and the deterioration of the real wage.
Venezuela: a country held hostage
Simón Rodríguez explains why Venezuela is "caught between imperialism and a decomposing bourgeois regime", and the way forward.
Stop the persecution and torture of the Pemón Indigenous People in Venezuela
Three Pemones killed by the National Guard while protesting, 23 wounded, 58 arrested and other abuses of power in Indigenous territory.
“This government is rightwing” says Venezuelan union leader José Bodas
"We are fighting for our rights, for union autonomy, for our right to bargain collectively, for decent wages, for better working conditions."
Missing chavista dissident Alí Domínguez died at hospital
Alí Domínguez, a youth political leader from the Chavismo dissidence, died in the early hours of the 6th of March.
“Who governs Venezuela should be decided by the Venezuelan people, not the chavista military, let alone the Yankees”
Simón Rodriguez: "Clearly, Venezuela is a capitalist society with a truly abysmal social gap between the bourgeoisie and the working class."