While millions migrate out of the country, and the Petro-State falters, a new process of accumulation by dispossession can be seen from the ground. Teran-Mantovani guides us through an exploration of the geographies of extraction and plunder in Venezuela.
Month: May 2019
Union meeting in Venezuela
More than a hundred union leaders and activists came together at the Central University of Venezuela to launch a new independent workers' front.
The Chavista Armed Forces: Neither Socialist nor Anti-imperialist
Author: Simón Rodríguez Porras | Photos by Oswaldo Pacheco Guzmán (used by Venezuelan Voices with the author’s permission) The military act commemorating the 6th anniversary of Chávez's death, on March 5 at the Cuartel de la Montaña, in Caracas, was the scene for Maduro's recognition of several members of the different components of the armed forces. Some … Continue reading The Chavista Armed Forces: Neither Socialist nor Anti-imperialist
Neither Imperialist Interference Nor Guaidó
The revolutionary socialists call to repudiate any threat of Trump’s military intervention and the coup attempt by Guaido and the pro-Yankee right from a position independent from the Maduro government which we do not endorse for its anti-worker and repressive nature.
Q&A: The case of Rodney Alvarez, worker and political prisoner in Venezuela
Next June will mark 8 years since political prisoner Rodney Alvarez, worker and unionist, is behind bars without trial in Venezuela. He is little known abroad since media attention has focused on high profile prisoners.
Trump supported coup attempt fails. The left opposition rejects it
Many Venezuelans viewed the mobilizations and the participation of military forces as an authentic rebellion against Maduro. However, the declarations by top US government officials confirmed that it was a coup attempt, albeit a failed one.