More than a hundred union leaders and activists came together at the Central University of Venezuela to launch a new independent workers' front.
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.
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.
In Venezuela, abortion remains illegal, allowed only when the woman is at risk of dying. However, criminalization does not reduce the practice.
Despite policy advancements, Chavismo's reverence of women as mothers and caregivers may operate as a control mechanism, argues sociologist Anais D. López Caldera.
Maduro’s economic program and the deterioration of the real wage.
Simón Rodríguez explains why Venezuela is "caught between imperialism and a decomposing bourgeois regime", and the way forward.