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Chavistas Flood Streets of Caracas in Defense of Socialism

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On April 19th, Chavista supporters took to the streets of Caracas to defend the government against opposition-led violence and to reject foreign intervention and interference. From the ranks of the city's poor, the mainstream media has totally ignored their march. You can hear what they have to say here. 

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Massive Pro and Anti Government Protests in Venezuela

VA reporter Lucas Koerner. (screenshot)

The Real News speaks to VA's Lucas Koerner on the huge pro-government and opposition marches in Caracas on April 19th.

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Venezuelans Flood Caracas in Pro and Anti-Maduro Marches amid Deadly Opposition Violence

The Chavista march was one of the biggest in years. (Rachael Boothroyd Rojas/Venezuelanalysis)

A National Guard sergeant was killed and a bystander critically injured in the latest wave of anti-government protests that have claimed seven lives so far. 

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“A World Where Many Worlds Fit:” Zapatismo and Chavismo in Conversation

Venezuelans participate in demonstration in honor of guerrilla, journalist and left politician Fabricio Ojeda on January 23rd 20

What can we learn from how the Zapatistas of Mexico and Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution have strategized people’s power?

 

 

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Marta Harnecker: "A New Revolutionary Subject has Been Created in Venezuela"

Chilean author Marta Harnecker (Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal).

Chilean scholar Marta Harnecker talks Marxism, Venezuela and the Latin American left with Greek journalist Tassos Tsakiroglou during her recent visit to Athens.

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Where Now for Chavismo?

(Rachael Boothroyd Rojas)

Despite facing these everyday trials and tribulations, do those at the heart of Venezuela’s current storm believe, like the mainstream press, that the economic crisis means that the bell has tolled for Chavismo?

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Poll: Majority of Venezuelans View Opposition as Divided and Lacking Program

National Assembly President Henry Ramos Allup (L), MUD Secretary General Jesus Torrealba (C), and MUD parliamentary majority lea

Over 60 percent of Venezuelans view the country’s right-wing political opposition as deeply divided, as well as lacking a program to tackle the nation’s economic difficulties, reports a new poll.

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Class, Caste, and Venezuela’s Opposition: Political Realignment at a Conjuncture

Upper class Venezuelan opposition protesters. (@Pmvesga/twitter)

Sociologist Ociel López argues that the Venezuelan opposition is sabotaged by its own racism and classism that prevent it from winning the Chavista masses to its political project. 

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Chavismo Marches to Defend Revolution against Rightwing Onslaught

"CLAP "Carlos Raul Villanueva" present with President Maduro. We will be victorious!". (AVN)

On Tuesday, Chavistas took to the streets of Caracas en masse following an attempt to bring impeachment proceedings against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by the opposition-held legislature. 

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Three Years of Maduro: Venezuelan Power Plays or Popular Power?

President Nicolas Maduro addresses the nation from Miraflores in Caracas (Reuters)

Chris Gilbert critiques the notion that Maduro has failed to act in the face of recent challenges since taking up the presidency in 2013.

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