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Venezuela protests

What began in early February as a small student protest against a sexual assault at a university campus in the state of Tachira, which the government repressed, spread to a number of other campuses and cities, where demonstrations were also repressed and students arrested. Seizing the moment, a faction of the right-wing opposition party called for more protests, demanding the removal of President Maduro from office. Continue reading

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Venezuela election

The close Venezuelan elections of recent years have likely represented the tensions inherent in Chavismo itself. While Hugo Chavez did do things to benefit many of the poorest Venezuelans, he also maintained a relationship with the business community. Continue reading

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May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters is out

The new May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters is available on the web: News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 3 May – June 2013 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, … Continue reading

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Post-election Venezuela

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Post-election Venezuela The reelection of Hugo Chávez as president is an important moment in Venezuela and Latin America as a whole. After more than a decade in power—during which his administration … Continue reading

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November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters is now available on the web

News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 6 November-December 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Obama’s re-election doesn’t end clash of two worlds The two worlds of the rulers and the ruled shone through … Continue reading

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