Analysis: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/all/feed%0D en A New Political Moment http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10858 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Juan Manuel Karg- Rebelion </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What is the political moment playing out in Venezuela now? What defined the recent governing socialist party (PSUV) congress? What will the opposition try next with Maduro? </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10858" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10858#comments Bolivarian Project Henrique Capriles leopoldo lopez Maria Corina Machado MUD Nicolás Maduro Opposition Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:52:55 +0000 Zoe 10858 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela: 'People's Solutions' to Climate Crisis Set Out http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10841 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Friends of the Earth International, Green Left Weekly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Social movements gathered on Isla Margarita, Venezuela, over July 15-18 to discuss their demands ahead of United Nations climate talks due to take place in Lima, Peru, in December. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10841" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10841#comments Environment Environment Social movements Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:27:43 +0000 sascha 10841 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Encerrona, A Garden of Thorns http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10838 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ArmandoInfo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The story of the last MUD session presided over by Ramon Guillermo Aveledo, who recently resigned as executive secretary of the opposition coalition. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10838" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10838#comments 2014 Opposition Protests Opposition Opposition Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:44:24 +0000 sascha 10838 at http://venezuelanalysis.com South/South Collaboration for a Post-Capitalist Paradigm http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10837 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> François Houtart - ALIANET </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this paper, I deliberately develop a provocative style, in order to call attention to the urgent need for a radical (going to the roots) transformation and to initiate transition steps. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10837" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10837#comments international International Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:45:03 +0000 sascha 10837 at http://venezuelanalysis.com “15 Years Is Not Enough to Undertake a Revolution”: Interview with Venezuelan UNASUR Secretary Alí Rodríguez Araque http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10836 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ali Rodriguez Araque - El Universal </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opposition-leaning Venezuelan newspaper El Universal interviewed Ali Rodriguez Araque recently, the current president of UNASUR, a top minister in the Chavez administration, and the next Venezuelan ambassador to Cuba. Rodriguez shares his thoughts on economic issues and the key future tasks of the Bolivarian project. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10836" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10836#comments Bolivarian Project Economy Politics Regional Integration UNASUR Tue, 12 Aug 2014 03:45:33 +0000 ewan 10836 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Planned Reforms May Determine Survival of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Project http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10829 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ewan Robertson - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The administration of President Nicolas Maduro faces a set of adverse conditions which have the potential to turn a majority of the country’s citizens against the incumbent government at the next election. In this context, there is perhaps more riding on economic and state reforms currently being designed than first meets the eye. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10829" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10829#comments 2014 economy Bolivarian Project economic difficulties Economy Featured Article Nicolás Maduro Politics Tue, 05 Aug 2014 23:10:30 +0000 ewan 10829 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Hugo Chávez – Revolutionary Internationalist http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10827 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carlos Martinez – Invent the Future </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Published to coincide with events to mark 60 years since Hugo Chavez’s birth, activist and blogger Carlos Martinez argues that Chavez followed a policy of “revolutionary internationalism” often misunderstood by members of the Western liberal left. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10827" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10827#comments Bolivarian Project Hugo Chavez legacy International international solidarity Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:17:18 +0000 ewan 10827 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Reporters without Scruples and the Committee to Protect Press Barons http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10826 <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"> Emersberger describes how the mainstream media sides with the Venezuelan opposition. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10826" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10826#comments Media Coverage media war Media Watch Venezuelan Media Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:09:05 +0000 ewan 10826 at http://venezuelanalysis.com How to Fix Venezuela’s Troubled Exchange Rate http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10821 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot - Fortune </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Most people think that the Venezuelan economy is a basket case on the verge of collapse, and that has been a widespread belief for most of the last decade. But the South American nation has only run into serious trouble in the past two years. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10821" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10821#comments 2014 economy Economy Exchange rate SICAD Sat, 02 Aug 2014 16:11:31 +0000 sascha 10821 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Obama Throws Another Bone to the Right on Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10817 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot - CEPR </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Today the Obama administration threw a bone to the extreme right, with a&nbsp;press release&nbsp;from Secretary of State John Kerry announcing “restrictions on travel to the United States by a number of Venezuelan government officials who have been responsible for or complicit in such human rights abuses.”&nbsp;&nbsp; This is of course a very hostile gesture that is transparently political, and has nothing to do with human rights. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10817" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10817#comments Barack Obama International United States Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:31:11 +0000 sascha 10817 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Problem with the Venezuela Sanctions Debate http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10816 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Hayakawa - CEPR </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As murmurs of U.S. sanctions against Venezuela continue in the aftermath of the protest violence there, researcher Michael McCarthy recently published an article in&nbsp;World Politics Review&nbsp;making some good arguments&nbsp;for why they would be a bad idea. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10816" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10816#comments International United States Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:10:33 +0000 sascha 10816 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Debate over Criticism, Democracy Flares Up in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10811 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Federico Fuentes - Green Left Weekly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> One of the most important public debates over the future of Venezuela's revolutionary process has opened up after the publication of a document by recently ousted planning minister Jorge Giordani. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10811" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10811#comments Bolivarian Project Debate Participation Politics Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:36:43 +0000 ewan 10811 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Communal Justices of the Peace Bring Popular Power to Venezuela Court System http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10810 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> At the local level, a movement of communal justice is gradually spreading an alternative to the traditional adversarial court system to settle civil disputes. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10810" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10810#comments Community Featured Article Law and Justice Participation Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:58:24 +0000 ewan 10810 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Bolivarian Revolution Economic Policies at a Crossroads - Capitalism Cannot be Regulated http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10802 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jorge Martin - In Defence of Marxism </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jorge Martin offers his analysis of the debate underway within Chavismo over the Bolivarian government’s economic policies. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10802" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10802#comments 2014 economy Economy Politics Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:07:38 +0000 ewan 10802 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Marta Harnecker: El Salvador, a New Progressive Hope in Latin America http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10801 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marta Harnecker - El Siglo XXI </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview, Marta Harnecker discusses the possibilities for radical transformation in El Salvador under the new government of Salvador Sanchez Ceren. She compares the experience in El Salvador with that of Venezuela, and explains the impact Venezuela has had on progressive movements in the region. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10801" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10801#comments El Salvador International Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:55:19 +0000 ewan 10801 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Chavista Debate More than Pragmatists vs Radicals http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10798 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Federico Fuentes - Green Left Weekly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Federico Fuentes examines the debate underway within Chavismo over the Bolivarian project’s economic direction following the public criticisms of the Maduro administration’s policies made by former planning minister Jorge Giordani. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10798" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10798#comments Bolivarian Project Economy Jorge Giordani Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:14:19 +0000 ewan 10798 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Central Bank Director Eudomar Tovar on Hedge Funds and Latin American Sovereignty http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10792 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alberto Cova- AVN </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview,the director of Venezuela's Central Bank discusses Argentina's "vulture fund" dispute.&nbsp;Tovar also&nbsp;outlines the latest efforts at creating an alternative finanancial architecture for Latin America, such as the Bank of the South and the Sucre currency. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10792" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10792#comments Argentina Bonds debt Economy Latin American Integration Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:48:15 +0000 tamara 10792 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Changing the System, Not the Climate: July Social PreCOP in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10791 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nathan Thanki- earth in brackets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nathan Thanki reports from Margarita Island, Venezuela, on the South American nation's unique approach in the first ever social preCOP on climate change. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10791" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10791#comments Bolivarian Project Climate Change Environment PreCOP Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:30:22 +0000 Zoe 10791 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Nobel Peace Laureates Slam Human Rights Watch's Refusal to Cut Ties to U.S. Government http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10784 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Various- Alternet.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a&nbsp;May 12 letter, two Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and over 100 scholars, journalists and human rights activists called on Human Rights Watch to close its revolving door to the U.S. government. On June 3, HRW&nbsp;published&nbsp;a response from executive director Kenneth Roth on its website, arguing that their “concern is misplaced." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10784" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10784#comments Human Rights Watch International Media Watch Venezuela-U.S. Relations Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:52:51 +0000 Zoe 10784 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Cuban Ex-Guerilla is Consultant for Venezuelan Economic Reform http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10781 <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"> Cuban economist and ex-guerilla combatant Orland Borrego, who fought alongside Che Guevara during the Cuban revolution, will be advising Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on how to establish a “total re-structuring” of the Venezuelan economy.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10781" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10781#comments 2014 economy Borrego Economy Featured Article Popular Economy Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:18:20 +0000 tamara 10781 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Before You Go (Or Decide Not to Go) to the PreCOP in Venezuela, Consider This http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10778 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Adrian Fernandez Jauregui – Earth in Brackets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The issue being raised by many of these European and North American activists is that Venezuela is a major oil producer and that attending such an event would lend tacit support to their fossil fuel extraction. &nbsp;As a Bolivian, I believe the reality is more complex; this piece is my attempt to add nuance, as well as to call out some of the underlying assumptions of my Northern colleagues and allies in the climate fight. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10778" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10778#comments Climate Change Environment International Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:55:56 +0000 ewan 10778 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Whitewashing Venezuela’s Right Wing http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10776 <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"> In the heated media war over Venezuela, studies produced by well-funded NGOs (usually with ties to powerful states) have been regularly cited by the western corporate media to paint a grim picture of the country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10776" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10776#comments International Crisis Group media war Media Watch Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:32:52 +0000 ewan 10776 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Aftermath of a Venezuela-Style Lynching http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10771 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Almost three months have passed since an enraged right-wing mob brutally beat law student William Muñoz (30), then doused him with gasoline. It was a scene horrifically reminiscent of lynchings that have murdered thousands of Black people in the U.S. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10771" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10771#comments 2014 opposition violence afro-descendents Featured Article Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Opposition racism Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:07:28 +0000 ryan 10771 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Unite, Britain’s largest union, passes a motion in support of President Maduro & Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10769 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela Solidarity Campaign UK </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unite the Union, the largest union in Britain and Europe, this week unanimously passed a motion to support the government of President Nicolas Maduro and re-affirming their support for the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10769" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10769#comments Bolivarian Project Britain International international solidarity US Sanctions 2014 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:18:49 +0000 Zoe 10769 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The National Assembly of Venezuela Considers Demands of Gay Pride Marchers http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10764 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The LGBTI community of Caracas observed the 14th Annual Pride Weekend with at least two separate demonstrations. Despite their disunity, the National Assembly (AN) announced they would debate some of the demands of the LGBTI movement. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10764" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10764#comments Culture Equal rights Featured Article Gender and Sexuality LGBTI Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:17:30 +0000 ryan 10764 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Giordani: What Accountability? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10762 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roland Denis - Aporrea.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roland Denis, a critical writer and participant in the Bolivarian process, and planning minister 2002 – 2003, gives his opinion on the public letter written by recently dismissed government minister Jorge Giordani. He argues that Giordani’s criticisms of Nicolas Maduro’s leadership do not touch upon what Denis sees as the greater problems and challenges for the Bolivarian project. Translation by VA.com. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10762" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10762#comments Bolivarian Project Jorge Giordani Politics Sat, 28 Jun 2014 03:13:50 +0000 ewan 10762 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Thousands of Party Locals Debate Proposals for National Congress of Venezuela’s PSUV http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10755 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On June 7, President Maduro issued a call to each grassroots unit of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) to submit 10 concrete proposals for ways to improve how the Bolivarian government functions. In response, throughout Venezuela, local units of PSUV militants, known as Battle Units Bolivar-Chavez (UBCh), devoted their weekly meetings to lively debates analyzing political problems and attempting to reach consensus on solutions. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10755" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10755#comments Bolivarian Project Community councils Nicolás Maduro Participation Politics PSUV UBCh Sat, 21 Jun 2014 05:48:09 +0000 Zoe 10755 at http://venezuelanalysis.com 'No US Sanctions Against Venezuela' Say Asia-Pacific Socialists http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10754 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Various- Green Left Weekly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We, the undersigned parties and organisations in the Asia region, condemn the moves by the United States government to impose sanctions on Venezuelan citizens it deems to have “abused human rights”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10754" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10754#comments International international solidarity Politics US Sanctions 2014 Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:30:23 +0000 Zoe 10754 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Protest and Destabilization in Venezuela: The Difference Between the Violent And Non-Violent Right Is Smaller Than You May Think http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10752 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Steve Ellner- NACLA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ellner argues that&nbsp;the opposition's&nbsp;street action and civil unrest appear to follow a coordinated plan which is pre-designed to provoke regime change in Venezuela while justifying violence in the eyes of mass media. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10752" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10752#comments 2014 opposition violence colour revolution International media war Media Watch Opposition US intervention Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:25:54 +0000 Zoe 10752 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Collective Panic in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10751 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> George Ciccariello-Maher- Jacobin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s colectivos are a myth created by the country’s&nbsp;elites to discredit the struggle for socialism and grassroots democracy. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10751" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10751#comments 2014 opposition violence Bolivarian Project collectives Communes Politics tupamaro Venezuelan Media Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:34:30 +0000 Zoe 10751 at http://venezuelanalysis.com