The Dignity of Venezuela

Pablo Jofre Leal In spite of the imperialist pressure and his allies, particularly some European and Latin American governments, the latter grouped in the so-called Lima Group, the current president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moro, has managed to strengthen his foreign policy relations and consolidate his internal flank, both in civic and armed forces. Proof…

Venezuela: Crimes against Humanity

Luis Britto García At the beginning of 2019, a group of us committed to the Network in Defense of Humanity met informally to study the legal defense against the multiform aggression against Venezuela. For years, I have compiled a summary of all kinds of imperial attacks against our country, but the complaint is not enough…

Working-Class Struggle in Venezuela: A Conversation with Leander Perez

Cira Pascual Marquina Leander Perez is a member of the central committee of Lucha de Clases, the Venezuelan chapter of the International Marxist Tendency. He committed to the struggle of the poor at an early age while reading Fyodor Dostoyevski, but what sparked his active political engagement was the violence exercised against Chavistas when Hugo…

Quarantine (IX): State of Emergency and the Place of the Popular Majorities

Reinaldo Iturriza López The exception imposed One of my working hypotheses is that when the previously anomic becomes the center of social dynamics, that is, when the anomic becomes a new rule of sociability (1), it is because a state of exception has been imposed. In this case, it is the capitalist economic agents, fundamentally…

Venezuela Prepares for Potential Threats

Marco Teruggi The military has been deployed throughout Venezuela. This was not only in Caracas, where weapons, soldiers and militia could be seen, but in the entire country. Each of the five components of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) was activated: the Bolivarian National Guard, the Bolivarian Army, the Bolivarian Navy, the Bolivarian Military…

Mistrial is Another Blow to the US Coup In Venezuela

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Embassy protectors [left to right: David Paul, Margaret Flowers, Adrienne Pine, Kevin Zeese] outside of court on February 13, 2020, by Martha Allen. Confusion In The Courtroom Where Lies Were Told And The Truth Could Not Be Heard Last week, we along with Adrienne Pine and David Paul were unsuccessfully…

2020’s Tasks for Chavistas Looking to Build a Popular Movement

Gerardo Rojas Campesino and community forces led the battle for socialism in 2019. (Gerardo Rojas) A new year has begun, and once again in Bolivarian Venezuela we find it tremendously difficult to sustain our levels of joy and quality of life amid the attacks and contradictions. Alongside Chavez and Bolivar, the popular movement flies the…

Venezuela: Farmers Resist Economic Blockade by Increasing Food Production

Boaventura Monjane Due to the illegal sanctions imposed on the country by the United States (U.S.) and its allies, the import of food, seeds, fertilizers, machinery, and other basic necessities has been restricted in Venezuela. As a result, food production registered a 60 percent decrease at the national level, but small and medium-scale farmers in…

International Anti-Imperialist Cumbe of African and Afro-Descendent People

The following resolution was developed and voted upon by African delegates from the continent and the diaspora at the World Conference Against Imperialism held in Caracas, Venezuela from January 22- 24, 2020 STRUCTURE  From Venezuela, a country on the anti-imperialist offensive and resistance to the multiple aggressions of U.S. imperialism, in accordance with the agreements…

International Peoples’ Assembly Prepares for Week of Action against Imperialism

Peoples Dispatch The International Peoples’ Assembly in Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and Against Imperialism. Photo: Rafael Stedile 2019 was marked by the intensification of the international class struggle, materialized in the repression to manifestations, attacks to democracy, geopolitical instability and popular resistance. Against the offensives that have continued to resound in 2020, the International…