Analysis: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/all en The Making of Leopoldo Lopez http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11452 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roberto Lovato - Foreign Policy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Robert Lovato delves into Leopoldo Lopez's checkered past from his elite US education to his suspected role in the 2002 coup, calling into question the Venezuelan opposition standard-bearer's democratic credentials.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11452" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11452#comments 2014 opposition violence 2015 Opposition April 11 2002 Coup leopoldo lopez Opposition Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:09:08 +0000 lmkoerner 11452 at http://venezuelanalysis.com US Targets Venezuela Using Border Dispute as Pretext http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11450 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eric Draitser- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Draitser argues that Venezuela and Guyana’s despute over the Essequibo region is a new front in the destabilization of Venezuela </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11450" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11450#comments Essequibo Exxon Guyana International Oil and Gas Politics Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:33:59 +0000 Zoe 11450 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Talks to teleSUR: Guyana Border Dispute, Greece, and Economic War http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11440 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> teleSUR with President Nicolas Maduro </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From the Peruvian Sun Hall at the Miraflores Palace, teleSUR’s Tatiana Perez and Rey Gomez spoke to President Nicolas Maduro about the Guyana border dispute, Greece, economic war, the BRICS, and more. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11440" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11440#comments BRICS economic war Economy Greece Guyana International Interviews Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:01:24 +0000 lmkoerner 11440 at http://venezuelanalysis.com U.S.-Venezuela Détente Still Going — For Now http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11437 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot - Al Jazeera English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot analyses the ongoing rapprochement between the U.S. and Venezuela and asks, will it last? </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11437" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11437#comments Barack Obama Legislative elections 2015 Opposition Venezuela-U.S. Relations Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:18:25 +0000 Rachael 11437 at http://venezuelanalysis.com A Marxist Analysis of the Currency Exchange Controls in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11433 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Deivi Peña – Lucha de Clases </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The author argues that the current foreign exchange control regime has failed to prevent transnational and domestic capital from taking its profits out of the country and that no government policy, no matter how conciliatory towards business, will attract investment in Venezuela as long as the Revolution continues. Only the expropriation of the bourgeois-controlled means of production– the "completion of the revolution"– will solve the present crisis.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11433" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11433#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian Project Corruption Economy foreign currency exchange Labor and Workers' Control Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:14:37 +0000 lmkoerner 11433 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Oldest Human Rights Organization: "Here There is a State That Respects Human Rights" http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11424 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lucas Koerner and Sister Eugenia Russia </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As "reports" of alleged "human rights violations" in Venezuela are unscrupulously circulated by transnational corporate media and rightwing governments, VA speaks to long time human rights activist Sister Eugenia Russian, President of the Latin American Foundation of Human Rights and Social Development (Fundalatin), concerning a range of issues, including "political prisoners", "torture" allegations, the "crackdown" on journalists, Liberation Theology, and more.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11424" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11424#comments barricades destabilisation Featured Article Human Rights Interviews Law and Justice leopoldo lopez liberation theology media war Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:32:08 +0000 Rachael 11424 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Rejects “Media Manipulation” of Brazilian Senator Visit http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11418 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan Foreign Relations Ministry has released an official communique lambasting international media reports surrounding a visit to the country by a group of rightwing Brazilian senators last week. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11418" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11418#comments Brazil International Latin American Right media war Media Watch Opposition Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:48:03 +0000 lmkoerner 11418 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Desmond Tutu, If You Stand with the Venezuelan Right, You Have Chosen the Side of the Oppressor http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11415 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lucas Koerner </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In an op-ed published in the Spanish daily El Pais titled "Free the Prisoners of Conscience in Venezuela", the renowned South African Archbishop and anti-apartheid militant Desmond Tutu foresakes neutrality in order to unabashedly take the side of the oppressor, namely the United States and the Venezuelan Right. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11415" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11415#comments 2015 Opposition de-colonial politics Desmond Tutu Featured Article Imperialism leopoldo lopez Opposition United States Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:23:51 +0000 Rachael 11415 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Roland Denis: "Chavez Didn't Dare to Do What He Had to Between 2002 and 2003” http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11414 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roland Denis - Rebelion </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a critical interview, longtime Venezuelan anarchist revolutionary, Roland Denis, gives his perspective on the present condition of the Bolivarian revolution, judging it to be at a critical conjuncture. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11414" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11414#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian Project Bolivarian Revolution Corruption Reformism Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:30:51 +0000 Rachael 11414 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Obama’s Cuba Legacy May Run Through Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11413 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot - Aljazeera America </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Obama's historic moves in normalizing relations with Cuba risk being jeopardized if the US leader fails to overcome rightwing efforts to derail reconciliation with Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11413" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11413#comments Barack Obama Executive Order 2015 International US-Venezuela relations Wed, 10 Jun 2015 20:35:07 +0000 lmkoerner 11413 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Is the Western Media Balanced on Any Scale? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11403 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joe Emersberger - TELESUR ENGLISH </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The author contends that the international debate surrounding the alleged "pro-government bias" of Venezuela's Globovision television station is quite revealing of Western corporate media's glaring double standards vis-a-vis Venezuela </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11403" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11403#comments Documents Media Watch Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:41:06 +0000 lmkoerner 11403 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Facts About the Media Garbage Against Diosdado Cabello http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11399 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mision Verdad </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The information presented by the Wall Street Journal is a mix of anonymous opinions, value judgements by US anti-drug officials, declarations lacking any kind of time sequence and unproven speculations about Diosdado Cabello.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11399" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11399#comments Diosdado Cabello media war Media Watch Wall Street Journal Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:46 +0000 Rachael 11399 at http://venezuelanalysis.com US Prosecutors are Good Imperial Soldiers http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11398 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joe Emersberger - TeleSur English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Juan Forero’s latest article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), co-authored by José de Córdoba, ran with the headline “Venezuelan Officials Suspected of Turning Country into Global Cocaine Hub”.&nbsp;The article was immediately cited by the&nbsp;BBC,&nbsp;UK Guardian, and&nbsp;Reuters&nbsp;among others. Here are five things readers should notice about the article. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11398" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11398#comments Haiti International media Media Watch soft coup U.S.-Latin America Wall Street Journal Wed, 27 May 2015 14:23:56 +0000 Rachael 11398 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Chavismo On The Horns Of A Dilemma: Populism And Pragmatism In Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11391 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Steve Ellner - New Left Project </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Academic Steve Ellner explores the current political and economic juncture in Venezuela, linking its current difficulties to the tendency to pursue both pragmatic and populist strategies and the failure of the government in certain cases to take advantage of its triumphs over the opposition in order to launch a revolutionary offensive.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11391" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11391#comments 2015 Economy economic war Economy Exchange rate Populism Private sector Fri, 22 May 2015 14:03:25 +0000 Rachael 11391 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Petrizzelli's Ti@s: "Shak[ing] the World in a Very Necessary Way" http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11386 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lucas Koerner </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VA’s Lucas Koerner brings readers an analysis of the new documentary Ti@s which narrates the lives of six ageing gay “uncles” in Venezuela. The analysis offers us an insight into the reality of Venezuela’s LGBTQ community and the limits of the Revolution's attempts to deliver historic justice to subaltern groups within the confines of global capitalism.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11386" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11386#comments de-colonial politics Documents Featured Article Gender and Sexuality LGBTQ popular power structural violence subalternity Wed, 20 May 2015 20:22:42 +0000 Rachael 11386 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Elitism and Disillusion Taint Venezuela's Opposition Primaries http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11383 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim - Telesur English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TeleSur English journalist Ryan Mallett-Outtrim argues that Venezuela's opposition coalition, the Roundtable of Democratic Unity (MUD) has "shot itself in the foot" by failing to organise primary elections that inspire trust in its own rank and file. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11383" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11383#comments National Assembly Elections Opposition Opposition primaries 2015 Tue, 19 May 2015 21:27:20 +0000 Rachael 11383 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela: Maduro and the Market http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11381 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Steve Ellner - Alborada Magazine </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Historian and veteran analyst Steve Ellner argues that President Nicolas Maduro's economic strategy represents an effort to take the middle road between those demanding radical expropriations irrespective of market reality and those calling for currency devaluation, &nbsp;all as part of a bid to win further breathing room for renewed revolutionary advances &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11381" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11381#comments 2015 Economy Bolivarian Project Documents Economy Expropriations foreign currency exchange Politics Thu, 14 May 2015 02:50:08 +0000 lmkoerner 11381 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Follow the Minerals: Why the US is Threatened by Venezuela's 'Blue Gold' http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11372 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carrie Giunta - Stop the War Coalition </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The author argues that Venezuela's abundance of the highly strategic mineral cotane could be behind Obama's labeling of the South American nation an "unusual and extraordinary threat".&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11372" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11372#comments Coltan contraband Documents Executive Order 2015 Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans International Military Venezuela-U.S. Relations; military Wed, 06 May 2015 19:05:40 +0000 lmkoerner 11372 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Victor Alvarez: “Venezuela’s Currency Controls Are No Longer Justified, and Are Only Used as a Means of Political Domination” http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11371 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mario Villegas/Victor Alvarez- QuintoDia.Com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Leftist economist and former high-ranking government official Victor Alvarez offers a critical perspective on state economic policy under the Bolivarian Revolution, arguing that it has perpetuated a neo-rentier logic via exchange controls and other measures that must be abandoned for socialism to advance. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11371" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11371#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian Project Documents Economy foreign currency exchange Imports Interviews Social Missions Social Programs Wed, 06 May 2015 04:13:13 +0000 lmkoerner 11371 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Must the Venezuelan Right Back Coups? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11367 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joe Emersberger- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If the US government would stop unconditionally backing golpistas then the international press (and some well-funded NGOs) would follow suit. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11367" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11367#comments 2014 opposition violence 2015 Economy Economy Opposition US-Venezuela relations Tue, 05 May 2015 01:27:59 +0000 Zoe 11367 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Guillermo Barreto: “If we don’t guarantee water for the future, then we aren’t socialists” http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11360 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ciudad CCS/ Guillermo Barreto </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview with Caracas based newspaper Ciudad CCS, Venezuela’s new Minister of Eco-Socialism, Guillermo Barreto, gives readers an insight into the government’s vision for its environment policy. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11360" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11360#comments eco-socialism Environment Environment water Wed, 29 Apr 2015 23:46:26 +0000 Zoe 11360 at http://venezuelanalysis.com How to Grossly Misrepresent Venezuelan Reality: A Reply to Alejandro Toledo http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11349 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lucas Koerner- Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a recent op-ed in the New York Times titled "How to Fix the Mess in Venezuela", former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo dutifully recites the tired litany of fabrications and distortions which have long become standard fare in international media coverage of the Bolivarian Republic. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11349" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11349#comments Bolivarian Revolution Featured Article International Media Watch Neoliberalism New York Times Nicolás Maduro Opposition Thu, 23 Apr 2015 01:30:29 +0000 Zoe 11349 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela on April 11: The 2002 Coup to the 2015 Economic War http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11335 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Telesur English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On the anniversary of the April 11th 2002 coup which temporarily ousted the Chavez government,&nbsp;teleSUR speaks to two Venezuelanalysis journalists and Venezuela-based activists, Z.C. Dutka and Rachael Boothroyd, about the relevance of the April 11-13, 2002 coup to the current situation in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11335" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11335#comments April 11 2002 Coup economic war Opposition Opposition Social movements Venezuela-U.S. Relations Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:16:39 +0000 Rachael 11335 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Australian Academics, Journalists, Unionists Tell Obama “Hands Off Venezuela” http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11333 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela Solidarity Campaign/Australia Venezuela Solidarity Network </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A letter signed by over 70&nbsp;high profile individuals from Australia and New Zealand&nbsp;has called&nbsp;on US President Barack Obama to “stop interfering in Venezuela’s domestic affairs” and revoke his March 9 Executive Order directed against the Nicolas&nbsp;Maduro&nbsp;government.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11333" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11333#comments Documents Executive Order 2015 International international solidarity Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:35:55 +0000 lmkoerner 11333 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Obama Could Face Another Disastrous Summit Due to Sanctions Against Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11328 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot - Center for Economic Policy Research </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This week's Summit of the Americas looks set to be yet another disaster for Obama, whose decision to impose an Executive Order on Venezuela has further isolated Washington ahead of the regional event. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11328" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11328#comments Barack Obama Executive Order 2015 OAS Opposition Regional Integration Summit of the Americas United State Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:33:36 +0000 Rachael 11328 at http://venezuelanalysis.com 50 Leading UK Trade Unionists Show Solidarity With Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11323 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela Solidarity Campaign </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We the undersigned – representatives of trade unions and working people in the UK&nbsp;– stand in solidarity with Venezuela’s unions of Railway workers, Urban and transport workers, Oil and electric workers, Education, Public Sector and Health workers, and Construction Workers who have organised mobilisations over the last month saying ‘Venezuela is not a Threat – We are Hope’ and ‘Obama – Repeal the Executive Order.’ </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11323" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11323#comments Executive Order 2015 International international solidarity trade unions Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:08:58 +0000 Rachael 11323 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Fighting Words http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11321 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lauren Carasik- Foreign Affairs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lauren Carasik explains why Barack Obama's "tough talk" in Venezuela won't work. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11321" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11321#comments Executive Order 2015 International Law and Justice US sanctions 2015 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:09:07 +0000 Zoe 11321 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Attempts to Malign Venezuela as “Homophobic State” Have Backfired http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11315 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Z. C. Dutka - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VA.com's Z.C. Dutka unmasks the recent attempts to slander the Venezuelan government as "homophobic" which have been spearheaded by rightwing Venezuelan NGOs, the corporate press, and the U.S. State Department. Dutka counters these distortions and fabrications by giving voice to grassroots LGBTQ activists, who offer a dialectical accessment of the gains and ongoing challenges of the "sexual revolution" in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11315#comments Documents Featured Article Gender and Sexuality LGBTQ media war misinformation pinkwashing Tue, 07 Apr 2015 01:43:46 +0000 lmkoerner 11315 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Obama's Legacy Set to Fail in Latin America http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11314 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eva Golinger </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Obama opened the door to Cuba, admitting Washington’s half century of failed foreign policy towards the island, but&nbsp;then shut it on Venezuela implementing policies that are set to end in a similar way.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11314" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11314#comments Documents Imperialism international solidarity U.S.-Latin America Venezuela-U.S. Relations Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:40:51 +0000 lmkoerner 11314 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Podemos’s Latin American Roots http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11307 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bécquer Seguín- JACOBIN </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Podemos has gained traction by drawing on lessons from the Latin American left. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11307" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11307#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian Project International Pink tide Social Movements Spain Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:01:14 +0000 Zoe 11307 at http://venezuelanalysis.com