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In difficult times, life histories by grassroots Venezuelan activists illuminate valuable lessons from the Bolivarian Revolution
Part 2 in our two-part discussion on the state of the Left in Latin America, presented at Left Forum by NACLA and Jacobin Magazine on June 2, 2017.
An interview with Alejandro Velasco on the role of popular sectors in the protests and demonstrations that have continued for more than 70 days in Venezuela, with mounting injuries and deaths occurring amidst a plurality of crises.
What Chavista theorist Heinz Dieterich can tell us about the current crisis in Venezuela – and what he misses.
Opposition violence and the government’s increasing authoritarianism are both to blame.
A conversation with NACLA contributor Julia Buxton on the Venezuelan opposition's ongoing inability to create a strong policy alternative to Chavismo under Maduro.
NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, Right Turn: The New and the Old in Latin America's Right-Wing Revival.
What is driving the current ‘scarcity amidst abundance’ of food in Venezuela?
The oil curse and socialism are two frequently touted reasons for Venezuela's current crisis. Each is elegant, convincing, and wrong--dangerously so.
The U.S. media has repeatedly drawn false parallels between Donald Trump and Hugo Chávez, reflecting widespread denial that Trump’s xenophobia and jingoism could be home grown.