Revolutions and Imperialist Aggression

Jesús Faría Throughout history, revolutions for national liberation and socialism, even progressive governments, have been the victims of systematic imperialist assaults. Military interventions, civil wars, covert operations, assassinations, coup d’etats, economic wars… these form the bulk of imperialism’s criminal actions in order to overthrow governments that rebel from their rule. In the Venezuelan case, the…

Venezuela: A Doctrine of Crisis Proof Services

Jacinto Davila On this occasion, in the “Memoria Libre” section our friend Jácinto Dávila seeks to consult the public on the subject of services, and invites you to participate: This is a proposal for a legislative or constituent exercise that regulates the provision of public services of any kind and protects the welfare of users….

Afro-Venezuelan Culture and Resistance

Cira Pascual Marquina A Conversation with Ines Perez-Wilke Ines Perez-Wilke is an activist and researcher who works on issues of black and mestizo cultural production – particularly inprovisational performance – from a decolonial perspective. A professor at the Universidad Experimental de las Artes (UNEARTE) in Caracas, Perez-Wilke has written and published extensively. She is part…

Chancellor Arreaza Urges CLAE Youth to Radicalize Revolutionary Processes

The Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, urged the youth to radicalize the revolutionary processes: “We are a continent in conflict. Either we are under the control of the empire, or we are under the control of our sovereign peoples, it is an historic struggle,” he said during a visit by…

Movimiento de Pobladores y Pobladoras: The Problem is in Pretending to Build the Bolivarian Project Without Questioning the Logic of Capital (Part II)

Reinaldo Iturriza Part I: The Problem is in Pretending to Build the Bolivarian Project Without Questioning the Logic of Capital Interview with representatives of the Movimiento de Pobladores y Pobladoras: Iraida Morocoima and Juan Carlos Rodríguez, from Campamento de Pioneros y Pioneras; and Hernán Vargas and Nélida Cordero, from Movimiento de Trabajadoras Residenciales Unidas por…

A Brief History of the CIA (and its New Methods) in Venezuela

Misión Verdad There is abundant evidence that exposes the intrusion of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) into the internal affairs of the Latin American region, in the form of coups d’état and the promotion of civil wars. Its operations in Venezuela have been modified over time. From having an undeclared base in the 1960s to…

Alameda Theatre: Culture, Colours and Militancy in San Agustín

Ricardo Vaz The Alameda Theatre (Teatro Alameda) is located at the entrance of San Agustin del Sur, a barrio with Afro-descendant roots that exudes culture, a stone’s throw away from the center of Caracas. The theatre had its heyday decades ago, was later abandoned and then recovered by the community in 2004 to become a…