Analysis: All https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/all en The Strange Death of Hugo Chavez: An Interview with Eva Golinger https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11959 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mike Whitney and Eva Golinger – Counterpunch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Investigative journalist Eva Golinger argues that the late Venezuelan leader may have been assassinated by close aides who fled the country following his death.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11959" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11959#comments Assassination Plans DEA Hugo Chavez death Hugo Chavez legacy International Law and Justice Panama Papers Tue, 03 May 2016 17:55:17 +0000 lmkoerner 11959 at https://venezuelanalysis.com The Fight for Justice, Truth and Peace in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11953 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeanette Charles – Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Committee of Victims of the Guarimba and Ongoing Coup internationally denounces the Venezuelan opposition’s terror campaign and attempts to silence victims’ families through the Amnesty Law. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11953" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11953#comments 2014 Opposition Protests Amnesty Law Featured Article Guarimbas International Law and Justice Media Watch Opposition Social Movements Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:08:52 +0000 lmkoerner 11953 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to the Impunity of Liberal Terror https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11943 <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 striking down the opposition's Amnesty Law,&nbsp;Venezuela's Supreme Court places the rights of the victims of right-wing terror above the privileges of the perpetrators. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11943" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11943#comments Amnesty Law Featured Article Law and Justice National Assembly 2016 Supreme Court of Justice Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:45:32 +0000 jeanette 11943 at https://venezuelanalysis.com New Commodity Frontiers in Venezuela: Extractivism’s new leap forward into the “web of life” https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11938 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emiliano Teran Mantovani </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The national government is now driving a significant geo-economic reorganization of territories around extractivism, with “Orinoco’s Mining Arch“ and “Orinoco’s Petroleum Belt“ as central projects.&nbsp;The appropriation of the last “virgin” areas of the country paves the way for new “accumulation by dispossession” processes, attempting to address the crisis of governability and accumulation model. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11938" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11938#comments Capitalism capitalist dispossession economic crisis Environment Environment indigenous peoples Military Mining nature political crisis Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:10:32 +0000 Rachael 11938 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Outages and the Western Press’s Confirmation Bias Problem https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11934 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Bolton – COHA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Western media deploy double standards in their coverage of water and electricity shortages in Venezuela, blaming the country's leftist government for problems common across the global South.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11934" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11934#comments drought Electricity Crisis Environment media war Media Watch Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:41:44 +0000 lmkoerner 11934 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Chavismo From Below https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11933 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eva María &amp; César Romero – Jacobin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eva María talks to Trotskyist party Marea Socialista on why they've broken with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the path forward for the Bolivarian Revolution.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11933" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11933#comments Bolivarian Project Economy Hugo Chavez legacy International Marea Socialista Nicolás Maduro Social Movements Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:08:52 +0000 lmkoerner 11933 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Debunking Washington Post’s Absurd Call for (More) Intervention in Venezuela’s Democracy https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11928 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ben Norton – Salon </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The U.S. already intervenes in Venezuela, and all of Latin America. It has for decades -- with catastrophic results.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11928" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11928#comments Democracy Politics United States US intervention Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:51:41 +0000 jeanette 11928 at https://venezuelanalysis.com The 2002 Coup: Destabilization and Revolution in Today’s Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11924 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeanette Charles and Katherine Castrillo – TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Katherine Castrillo, writer and queer organizer, recalls the mass protests against the 2002 U.S.- backed coup and contextualizes people’s power in Venezuela today. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11924" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11924#comments April 11 2002 Coup Bolivarian Project destabilization Gender and Sexuality International LGBTQ Social Movements Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:48:47 +0000 lmkoerner 11924 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Three Years of Maduro: Venezuelan Power Plays or Popular Power? https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11919 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chris Gilbert – Counterpunch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chris Gilbert critiques the notion that Maduro has failed to act in the face of recent challenges&nbsp;since taking up the presidency in 2013. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11919" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11919#comments Bolivarian project Bolivarian Project Chavismo Nicolás Maduro Thu, 07 Apr 2016 16:22:44 +0000 jeanette 11919 at https://venezuelanalysis.com HRW's Latest Report on Venezuela Needs to be Taken With a Grain of Salt https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11916 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim – Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A clear eyed investigation into Venezuela's latest security crackdown is desperately needed, but not by Human Rights Watch. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11916" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11916#comments 2014 opposition violence Featured Article Human Rights Watch Law and Justice OLP Opposition Mon, 04 Apr 2016 19:25:14 +0000 lmkoerner 11916 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Political Killings: A Sign of the Repression to Come? https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11915 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim – Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim argues that the silence of Venezuela's right-wing in the face of a recent wave of political killings is a sign of elites' willingness to use terrorist violence in order to bring about the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro and the restoration of the neoliberal order.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11915" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11915#comments 2014 opposition violence Assassinations Human Rights Watch Law and Justice Media Watch Opposition rightwing violence Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:28:03 +0000 lmkoerner 11915 at https://venezuelanalysis.com The War on Democracy in Latin America: Interview with John Pilger https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11914 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Edu Montesanti - Counterpunch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview, renowned journalist John Pilger speaks about the progressive movements in Latin America now under rightwing attack, his personal experience in Venezuela travelling alongside former president, Hugo Chávez, and the manipulative media coverage that surrounds the Bolivarian process in the West. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11914#comments Bolivarian Project corporate media destabilisation Hugo Chavez Imperialism popular power Social movements Socialism United States Sat, 02 Apr 2016 02:25:34 +0000 Rachael 11914 at https://venezuelanalysis.com The Other Explanation for Venezuela’s Economic Crisis https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11908 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Bolton – COHA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mainstream critics of the Bolivarian government have systematically ignored the role of US imperialism and Venezuela's rentier oligarchy in fomenting the country's current economic crisis.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11908" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11908#comments Bolivarian Project economic war Economy Imperialism Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans International International media Media Watch Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:53:57 +0000 lmkoerner 11908 at https://venezuelanalysis.com In Venezuela, Dismantling a Weapon of Mass Destruction https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11904 <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"> Economist Mark Weisbrot makes a case for unifying Venezuela's now double-tiered exchange rate. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11904" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11904#comments Black market economic crisis Economy Economy Exchange rate Neoliberalism Socialism Fri, 25 Mar 2016 19:45:14 +0000 Rachael 11904 at https://venezuelanalysis.com What is at Stake is not the Stability of a Government but the Viability of a Nation https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11899 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Victor Alvarez </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview, investigator and former Mining and Basic Industries Minister, Victor Alvarez, argues that the government must implement an economic stabilisation plan with social welfare before it is too late. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11899" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11899#comments deficit Economy Economy Exchange rate Inflation oil Speculation Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:10:27 +0000 Rachael 11899 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela: ¡Comuna o Nada! https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11897 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> George Ciccariello-Maher – Roar Magazine </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the face of surging right-wing counter-revolution and bureaucratic inaction on the part of the ruling socialist government, Venezuela's communes, George Ciccarielleo-Maher argues, are the only hope for radicalizing the country's seventeen year-long Bolivarian process. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11897" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11897#comments Bolivarian Project Communes Economy Hugo Chavez legacy Labor and Workers' Control petro-state Social Movements Tue, 22 Mar 2016 19:10:17 +0000 lmkoerner 11897 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Questions for the President on Open-Pit Mining https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11894 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lenin Cardozo – Aporrea </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In an open letter to President Maduro, the author raises concerns regarding a recent open-pit mining concession by the Venezuelan government to Canadian mining conglomerate Gold Standard, which is likely to have severe ecological repercussions in the South American nation.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11894" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11894#comments Bolivarian Project Economy Environment gold mining Orinoco Mining Belt Socialist Plan of the Nation 2013 - 2019 Fri, 18 Mar 2016 22:05:10 +0000 lmkoerner 11894 at https://venezuelanalysis.com The Murder of Chávez. The CIA and DEA Cover Their Tracks? https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11890 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nil Nikandrov - Strategic Culture </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Author Nil&nbsp;Nikandrov discusses the possibility that the leader of the Bolivarian revolution, Hugo Chávez, was murdered by his ex-bodyguard Leamsy Villafaña Salazar, who is now being protected by authorities in the US. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11890" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11890#comments Bolivarian Project CIA DEA Hugo Chavez Hugo Chavez death Imperialism Venezuela-U.S. Relations Wed, 16 Mar 2016 16:27:25 +0000 Rachael 11890 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Right Wing Confesses to 17 years of Political Delinquency: The Amnesty Bill https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11887 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr Francisco Dominguez – Huffington Post </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dominguez argues that the Venezuelan opposition's Amnesty Law is a written confession detailing seventeen years of right-wing efforts to overthrow the democratically-elected Bolivarian government.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11887" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11887#comments Amnesty Law Guarimbas Opposition Opposition majority 2016 Tue, 15 Mar 2016 02:45:56 +0000 lmkoerner 11887 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Is South America’s ‘Progressive Cycle’ At an End? https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11881 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Claudio Katz – Socialist Project </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Argentine political economist Claudio Katz analyzes the complex conjuncture faced by the Latin American left– ranging from the failure of neo-developmentalism to the resurgence of the neoliberal right– with the struggle to further radicalize Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution at the forefront.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11881" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11881#comments Bolivarian Project Catholic Church Economy Imperialism International Mauricio Macri Neoliberalism Pink tide Social Movements Thu, 10 Mar 2016 03:56:33 +0000 lmkoerner 11881 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Corporate Journalists Enraged as Venezuela Pays Bondholders https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11876 <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"> Frustrated analysts lash out as if they were the sworn enemies of Capital, showing they'll do anything to disparage Venezuela after the South American country defied official expectations in making its latest bond payment.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11876" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11876#comments 2016 economy Bonds Economy media war Media Watch Mon, 07 Mar 2016 15:31:43 +0000 lmkoerner 11876 at https://venezuelanalysis.com A Bolivarian Bernie? The Latin American Roots of Sanders’ Social Democratic Populism https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11873 <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"> VA's Lucas Koerner argues that the emergent movement surrounding Bernie Sander's presidential bid in the US is more at home in Caracas than Copenhagen– despite Sander's statements to the contrary. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11873" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11873#comments Bernie Sanders Bolivarian Project Featured Article Hegemony Hugo Chavez Occupy Politics Social Movements Socialism United States Fri, 04 Mar 2016 17:39:08 +0000 Rachael 11873 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelans Back Maduro's Vision of a Socialist Future https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11869 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Francisco Dominguez - The Morning Star </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A recent poll conducted by Hinterlaces, a well-known and usually reliable Venezuelan pollster, showed that Venezuelans, by a substantial majority, oppose neoliberal solutions to their country’s crisis. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11869" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11869#comments 2016 economy economic crisis Economy National Assembly 2016 Neoliberalism opposition 2016 privatisation Fri, 04 Mar 2016 01:04:31 +0000 Rachael 11869 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Caracazo: State Repression and Neoliberal Misrule https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11868 <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"> February 27th marked the 27th anniversary of the Caracazo. Here the author examines the deep roots of the uprising that saw "Venezuelan history split into two", overturning the oligarchic Fourth Republic and paving the way for the Bolivarian Revolution.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11868" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11868#comments Caracazo Economy Fourth Republic Military Neoliberalism Politics Social Movements Tue, 01 Mar 2016 23:45:06 +0000 lmkoerner 11868 at https://venezuelanalysis.com 4 Steps To Fix Venezuela’s Economy https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11862 <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"> Acclaimed economist Mark Weisbrot outlines a string of measures to resolve Venezuela's economic crisis, including instituting direct subsidies to poor and working class families, eliminating exchange and price controls, and diversifying the economy.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11862" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11862#comments 2016 economy Economy Exchange rate Price Controls Mon, 22 Feb 2016 21:44:09 +0000 lmkoerner 11862 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Remembering Ali Primera: The People's Singer of Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11857 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallet – TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallet pays tribute to revolutionary Venezuelan folk singer Ali Primera on the 31st anniversary of his death, hailing his living legacy as a champion of the oppressed and an icon for today's social movements.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11857" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11857#comments Ali Primera Culture Fourth Republic Social Movements Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:57:26 +0000 lmkoerner 11857 at https://venezuelanalysis.com From Violent Barricades in 2014 to Official Right-Wing: Venezuela's Opposition https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11853 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rachael Boothroyd Rojas - Telesur English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From the 2014 violence to legislative majority, Venezuela's right-wing may change its face, but not its goal. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11853" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11853#comments barricades Guarimbas human rights violations mainstream media Opposition Opposition Violence Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:21:52 +0000 Rachael 11853 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Right Wing Majority in Venezuela's National Assembly: The Constitutional and Political Stakes https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11846 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr. Francisco Dominguez - The Huffington Post UK </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An illuminating piece by Dr. Francisco Dominguez on what the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) can and can't do with its two-thirds super majority in the National Assembly. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11846" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11846#comments Constitution International media MUD National Assembly 2016 Opposition Recall Referendum Supreme Court US destabilization Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:30:13 +0000 Rachael 11846 at https://venezuelanalysis.com The Discreet Charm of Venezuelan Racism https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11844 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Esther Pineda G - Contrapunto </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No matter what the circumstance, Venezuela is a country which is mainly concerned with making sure that it doesn’t lose its tradition of discrimination, but above all, its worst fear is that we Black, indigenous and poor people also might be “equals”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11844" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11844#comments classism discrimination Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Luis Salas opposition 2016 racism Sat, 30 Jan 2016 22:08:56 +0000 Rachael 11844 at https://venezuelanalysis.com The Economist’s Latest Whoppers on Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11840 <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"> Joe Emersberger debunks The Economist's latest distorted coverage of Venezuela, including its claims that Venezuelan poverty failed to drop under Chavismo, that Venezuela is the worst performing economy in the world, and that press freedom is under attack.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11840" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11840#comments Economy International media media war Media Watch Poverty Poverty Reduction Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:33:57 +0000 lmkoerner 11840 at https://venezuelanalysis.com