Chavismo

Marco Teruggi One must ask: what are we naming when we say ‘Chavismo’? How many types of Chavismo live within Chavismo? It is necessary to break down this word that we use daily. More than a word, it’s a category, with a history of more than 20 years. It’s necessary to do it particularly in…

Venezuela: “Pueblo a Pueblo”, Building Food Sovereignty

Ricardo Vaz “Pueblo a Pueblo” is an initiative undertaken to fight back against the economic war that has hurt the Venezuelan people in their access to food. The idea is to organise the different links of the chain (production, distribution and consumption) in order to be rid of intermediaries. This way food is taken directly…

Communes and Workers’ Control in Venezuela: Interview with Dario Azzellini

Ricardo Vaz “The communes should be the space in which we are going to give birth to socialism.” – these were the words of Hugo Chávez in one of his famous presidential broadcasts. To discuss the Venezuelan communes and the new forms of participation, as well as its successes, difficulties and contradictions, we have interviewed…

The Strategic Challenge for the Latin American Left

Rafael Correa After the long and sad neoliberal night of the 1990s – which broke entire nations like Ecuador – and since Hugo Chávez won the Presidency of the Republic of Venezuela at the end of 1998, the rightist governments of the continent began to be overthrown like houses of cards, bringing popular governments aligned…

Fidel: China Is Most Promising Hope for Third World

Ajit Singh Fidel always firmly maintained his support for China and believed that the Communist Party was genuinely and capably pursuing revolutionary socialism. This Saturday marked the first year anniversary of the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Around the world, progressives and revolutionaries commemorate his life and continue to be inspired by his…