Category: South America

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Patrick Bond: In Fortaleza, BRICS Became Co-Dependent Upon Eco-Financial Imperialism

In this context, critics are forcing open two crucial debates: first, is BRICS anti-imperialist as advertised, potentially inter-imperialist as the Ukraine battleground portends, or merely sub-imperialist where it counts most: in the ongoing global financial and climate meltdowns?

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Mark Weisbrot: How to Fix Venezuela’s Troubled Exchange Rate

Even though the country’s black market for U.S. dollars has stabilized, the government will need to bring inflation down in order to maintain a stable exchange rate.

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Federico Fuentes: Bolivia’s Example Of Legislating With The People

A Bolivian vice-minister once commented that having the people protesting on the streets makes it so much harder to govern, but that at the same time he hoped they never leave the streets

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Michael Albert: Thoughts and Deeds 6: Venezuela, Media, Music

This is part six of a six part interview. It deals mainly with the IOPS experience, Venezuela, alternative media, and some music lyrics

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Ewan Robertson: Workers in Venezuelan State Companies Demand Improved Pay & Conditions

Workers in state run steel and electricity companies are demanding improved wages and conditions, and have issued criticisms over the management of their respective industries

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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

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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

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Ewan Robertson: BRICS Summit

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

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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

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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

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