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Laura Wells: Ten Things I Learned From Hugo Chavez
World  (tags: Hugo Chavez, deceased, March 5th 2013, Venezuela, socialism, Bolivarian Revolution, paso a paso )

Brian
- 499 days ago - greenpapers.net
Laura Wells: "Almost ten years ago, inspired by the documentary The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, I started learning as much as I could about Venezuela and Hugo Chávez. I participated in "reality tours" and political delegations to show solidarity..."
A Socialist Victory in the Venezuelan Elections
World  (tags: Hugo Chavez, socialism, victory, venezuela elections 2012, Venezuela )

Brian
- 653 days ago - socialistwebzine.blogspot.com
This does not mean that Venezuela has become some sort of socialist paradise. What it does mean is that when a regime begins to intentionally address the problems faced by poor and working class people, serious progress can be made.
How Credible Is Human Rights Watch on Cuba?
World  (tags: Cuba, Latin America, revolution, egalitarianism, egalitarian, equality, HumanRights, humanrights, democracy, socialism, capitalism, corporations, HRW, Human Rights Watch, propaganda, dishonesty, lies, imperialism, U.S. imperialism, CIA, terrorism )

Simon
- 1602 days ago - links.org.au
"Human Rights Watch" gets most of its funds from US foundations, which are funded by huge US corporations. Those foundations often tie their contributions to particular projects. Most people on the "Human Rights Watch" board are bosses of corporations.
Venezuela Celebrates 11 Years of "Bolivarian Revolution" & Further Cabinet Changes Announced
World  (tags: Venezuela, revolution, socialism, democracy, democratic socialism, participatory democracy, direct democracy, Bolivarian Revolution, activism, progressive, leftwing, leftist, labour unions, cooperatives, community media, people power, health care, oil )

Simon
- 1627 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
Since 1st elected by Venezuela's poor majority, the Chavez govt has used wealth from the country's oil resources for the poor majority of Venezuela, e.g. for health care & education; has given land to poor farmers; & has built up & diversified the economy
The Washington Post "Knocks" the Bolivarian Revolution
World  (tags: Venezuela, Chavez, Hugo Chavez, President Chavez, President Hugo Chavez, revolution, democracy, socialism, capitalism, corporations, capitalist media, corporate media, media, Washington Post, propaganda, dishonesty, lies, imperialism, neo-colonialism )

Simon
- 1634 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
The 1st sentence of the Washington Post writer's article is blunt: 'Hugo Chávez's "socialism for the 21st century" has been defeated & is on its way to collapse.' However, the writer gives no evidence, & this Venezuelanalysis article disproves his claims.
Venezuela Sanctions Cable Television Channels for Failure to Comply With Media Law
World  (tags: Venezuela, Chavez, Hugo Chavez, President Chavez, President Hugo Chavez, revolution, democracy, socialism, politics, capitalism, capitalist media, media, propaganda, dishonesty, lies, corruption, coup, coup d'etat, coups, riots, riot, assassination )

Simon
- 1638 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
RCTV has repeatedly broadcast inflammatory material & material inciting riots & other violence. On January 13, the station broadcast an interview with business leader Noel Álvarez, invoking a coup d'etat by calling for a "military solution" in Venezuela.
Venezuela's Chavez Forgives Haiti's Debt
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., imperialism, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, emergency, relief, A.L.B.A., ALBA, Cuba, Venezuela, socialism, Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of O )

Simon
- 1639 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
Hugo Chavez said that Petrocaribe, Venezuela's cut-rate energy program, will forgive Haiti's debt (US$295 million, about 1/3 of Haiti's global foreign debt of US$1 billion). ALBA countries criticised the excessive first world military presence in Haiti.
Fidel Castro on Haiti: Cuba 'Sends Doctors, Not Soldiers'
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., imperialism, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, emergency, relief, A.L.B.A., ALBA, Cuba, Venezuela, socialism, Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of O )

Simon
- 1641 days ago - links.org.au
Haiti is a net product of the colonial, capitalist and imperialist system imposed on the world. Haiti's slavery and subsequent poverty were imposed from abroad. UNICEF has been acting to stop people who are trying to take children from families to adopt.
A Quick Response to BBC's Article, "Venezuela's Economy in Further Slide"
World  (tags: Venezuela, Chavez, Hugo Chavez, President Chavez, President Hugo Chavez, revolution, democracy, socialism, politics, capitalism, capitalist media, media, propaganda, dishonesty, lies, imperialism, neo-colonialism, BBC, UK, U.K., elites, corruption )

Simon
- 1643 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
Venezuela doesn't have over 19 types of breakfast cereal, so "the revolution has failed" - never mind all the advances in health, education, grassroots democracy, indigenous representation, recuperation of history & culture, & massive decrease in poverty.
The West's Role in Haiti's Plight
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, coup, coup d'etat, imperialism, UnitedNations, unitednations, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, disaster, earthquake, emergency, rescue, Cuba, socialism, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Simon
- 1650 days ago - links.org.au
If we are serious about helping Haiti, we must stop trying to control & exploit them. Ever since the US invaded & occupied Haiti in 1915, every serious attempt by Haiti's people to end exploitation & poverty has been violently blocked by the USA & allies
Venezuela Declares Commitment to Peace & Dialogue, Prepares Defense of Natural Resources
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, dishonesty, propaganda, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism )

Simon
- 1705 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
Communications Minister Blanca Eekhout said the U.S. seeks to provoke a war between Colombia & Venezuela to disrupt the current process of economic & political unity by Venezuela & other independent govts. 1,000s marched against US-Colombia military deal.
Colombia-Venezuela: The Threat of Imperialist War Looms in the Americas
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism, dishonesty, propaganda )

Simon
- 1713 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
To regain control of its "backyard," the U.S. is increasingly intervening in Latin America: U.S. support for the recent military coup in Honduras, destabilisation of Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador & Paraguay, & a massive U.S. military build up in the region.
Venezuela Destroys 32,000 Firearms to Fight Crime
World  (tags: Venezuela, revolution, democracy, socialism, capitalism, crime, guns, firearms, homicide, homicides, murder, murders, death, conflict, violence, politics, government, GoodNews, goodnews, HumanRights, humanrights, police reforms, law, security, peace )

Simon
- 1713 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
The guns were seized from prisoners, & people arrested for violent crimes. In polls, Venezuelans say crime/insecurity is the most serious issue affecting Venezuela. Govt stats show that homicides rose from 1999-2007, but with new reforms, are now dropping
Chavez Says Venezuela Will Defend Itself Against Colombian-U.S. Aggression
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism, dishonesty, propaganda )

Simon
- 1713 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
Official U.S. documents say a new deal with Colombia will allow the U.S. to fight "anti-US governments" in South America. Chavez responded: "Don't make the mistake, President Obama, of ordering an overt aggression against Venezuela utilizing Colombia."
Colombians Come to Venezuela in Droves
World  (tags: Venezuela, Colombia, capitalism, fascism, war, civil war, refugees, migration, immigration, oppression, exploitation, poverty, revolution, socialism, democracy, HumanRights, humanrights, leftwing, left, leftist, progressive, egalitarian, equality )

Simon
- 1713 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
Some people imagine that "Venezuela is a dictatorship that people are fleeing". The reality is very different: a democracy, where the people have elected socialist governments in recent years, ensuring less poverty, more human rights, & more people coming
 

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