Monte Carmelo Celebrates 14th Peasant Seed Festival

By Katrina Kozarek, Venezuelanalysis. -

On October 29, the rural village of Monte Carmelo, located in the municipality of Andrés Eloy Blanco in Lara State, celebrated its 14th consecutive Peasant Seed Festival. According to Juan Ramón [...]

Arrest Of Max Blumenthal Signals Escalation In War On Alternative Media

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Washington, DC - Max Blumenthal, the editor of independent media outlet The Grayzone, was secretly arrested on October 25 in a “SWAT-style” morning raid on his Washington D.C. home. He was held [...]

The “Super-Mustache” of Nicolás Maduro: Scapegoat of Neoliberal Elites

By Frederick B. Mills, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Over the past month, ruling elites in Ecuador and Chile as well as the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, have been warning that the specter of the President of Venezuela, Nicolás [...]

Max Blumenthal Arrest Exposes Hypocrisy Of Western Media And ‘Human Rights’ NGOs

Blumenthal is a bestselling author whose work has appeared in such publications as the New York Times, CJR, The Nation and Salon. DC police arrested him at his home on a five-month-old arrest [...]

The US Double Standard In Venezuela Vs. Honduras

By Steve Ellner and Teri Mattson, Jacobinmag.com -

The recent conviction of Tony Hernández for massive cocaine smuggling in a federal court case in which his brother, Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández, was an unindicted co-conspirator [...]

Max Blumenthal Arrested On False Charges Related To Siege Of Venezuelan Embassy

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone Project -

Max Blumenthal, the editor of the news site The Grayzone, was arrested on the morning of October 25 on a fabricated charge related to the siege of the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC that [...]

Revolts Against The Neoliberal World Order

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Protests against the US and big finance-imposed neoliberal capitalism have exploded across the globe. Two weeks ago, in Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America, we reviewed [...]

Nonaligned Movement Meets In Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan - At the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Friday, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro lashed out at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and announced [...]

First International Congress Of Communes, Social Movements And Popular Power

By Orinoco Tribune. -

Venezuela - “The communal councils serve more than 6 million 407 thousand 651 families representing more than 80% of the families of Venezuela that participate in urban, rural or indigenous [...]

USAID Funds Salaries Of Venezuelan Politicians As It Doubles Down On The Coup

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

The payment of Mr. Guaidó’s representatives is a serious conflict of interest that is generating concern among Venezuelans. Do Vecchio and other members of the Guaidó team represent the [...]

The Crisis Of Rentier Capitalism In Venezuela: A Conversation With Oscar Figuera

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis.com -

For us, it is important to begin by characterizing Venezuelan society. For the Communist Party, what has entered into a serious crisis in Venezuela is the capitalist, dependent mode of production [...]

In Commune: Altos De Lídice

By Katrina Kozarek, Venezuelanalysis.com -

The Altos de Lídice Commune is an urban commune located in western Caracas. Formed less than two years ago, the commune emerged from the need to create collective grassroots solutions amidst a [...]

Grassroots Communication Fights Back! A Conversation With Jessica Pernia

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis.com -

Indeed, there was a boom in community media beginning around 2003 that was encouraged in part by a legal framework that promoted popular communication. Those laws, together with public financing [...]

Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International [...]

How Venezuela Defeated Washington’s Coup Attempt At The United Nations

By Anya Parampil, Thegrayzone.com -

Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodríguez passed through the doors of the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on the afternoon of September 27 and flashed a smile to reporters waiting [...]