While the corporate media here and overseas bangs on about Venezuela’s so called “crisis”, beautiful things are actually going down here and being boycotted by the media. This small collection of photos from the last week or so, from Merida and the rest of the country, is to illustrate that Venezuela, though experiencing some problems, attacks, and challenges, is far from a train wreck, and is actually a festival of creativity and organisation
By Susan Spronk, Jeffery R. Webber - The Bullet, Aug 15th 2012
In this interview Juan Contreras, a militant in the Bolivarian revolution, discusses the evolution of the revolution, grassroots organisation, the upcoming presidential elections, and the relationship between the grassroots and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV)
By Jeffery R. Webber and Susan Spronk - Socialist Project, Aug 12th 2012
Jeffery R. Webber and Susan Spronk (JW and SS) interviewed Héctor Madera in Caracas Venezuela. Madera is one of the founders of the Comités de Tierras Urbanas (Committees of Urban Land, CUTs) and member of Movimiento de Pobladores (Poor Peoples’ Movement, MP).