Category: South America

Federico Fuentes: From Bolivia, a Trade-Union Appeal for International Anti-Capitalist Solidarity

As a follow-up to the June summit meeting of the G77 + China leaders, held in Santa Cruz, the Bolivian government and the Bolivian Workers Central (COB) sponsored an “Anti-Imperialist International Trade Union Conference” in Cochabamba, June 30-July 2

Federico Fuentes: Venezuela: Stalin vs. Trotsky?

Rather than being a vehicle for uncritically implementing decisions made by an unelected leadership, a party like the one envisaged by Chavez would be a powerful instrument through which people could defend their class interests

Ewan Robertson: BRICS Summit

Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week

Pepe Escobar: BRICS against Washington consensus

The BRICS Development Bank – with an initial US$50 billion in capital – will be not only BRICS-oriented, but invest in infrastructure projects and sustainable development on a global scale

Ewan Robertson: Criticisms of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela

A former Bolivarian government minister, Hector Navarro, has criticised the internal democracy of the leadership of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela

Federico Fuentes: Venezuela: Pragmatists vs. Radicals?

The publication of a highly critical document authored by one of the longest-serving ministers in former president Hugo Chavez’s government, has triggered off an unprecedented debate among Venezuela’s revolutionaries

Jérôme Roos: Why does Argentina not simply default again?

Constructing authentic economic sovereignty will require a number of sacrifices that — despite a flurry of public statements to the contrary — Argentina’s current government does not appear to be willing or able to make

Danny Schechter: The World Cup Spilleth Over

As the Soccer Games End, Political Ones Begin

Joe Emersberger: Why Hasn’t Land Reform in Venezuela Done Much More to Boost Production?

The government should vigorously defend land reform in the wake of the ruling, and address problems that have held back production on redistributed land

Adrian Fernandez Jauregui: Considering the Precop In Venezuela

A look at the upcoming preCOP, a big climate gathering organised by the Venezuelan government to bring social movements, NGOs, and government from all over the world to come together free from corporate lobbyists to make progress on the issue internationally

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