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  • Why a Philosophical Summit of the Poor?

    October 7, 2014 ... is not something that we can produce because we spend 14 hours as day as slaves to this system. Of each  24 hours, 14 are for being slaves of the system, and 6 hours, at least, we spend sleeping to recuperate and gain ...
  • Venezuela’s Indigenous Pemon are Caught in Time on Land Too Valuable for Numbers

    October 21, 2014 In the shadow of Columbus Day, writer Z.C. sketches, through interviews, an intimate portrait of a changing people – the Pemon of Venezuela’s mineral-rich Southeastern border. Their testimonies of struggle reflect the country’s changing political landscape and highlights a stark generational gap that afflicts many of Latin America’s first nation peoples.
  • Venezuela's “Political Prisoner” Allegory

    October 2, 2014 In the face of arrests, trials, and detentions of opposition and student leaders, allegations of political repression in Venezuela are circulating international and private national press.  The Venezuelan government and its supporters adamantly reject the claim that Venezuela has any political prisoners and they assert that everyone in detention is being tried for their involvement in criminal conduct. This article aims to explore the issue of political prisoners in Venezuela by providing a broader historical context combined with an analysis of power in Venezuela today.