Posts Tagged ‘chavez’

The Commune’s new pamphlet on Venezuela

17 février 2009

The Commune vient de publier une nouvelle brochure, « The revolution delayed: a decade of Hugo Chávez » qui regarde divers aspects de la situation politique au Venezuela. Le dossier présente une traduction d’un entretien d’anarchistes venezuéliens avec Charles Reeve et un interview avec Loren Goldner.

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The revolution delayed: a decade of Hugo Chavez

9 février 2009

The Commune has published a translation of a discussion between French anarchist ‘Charles Reeve’ and two members of the El libertario group in Caracas. It offers a stark insight into the contradictions of the Chavista regime.

Arguing against illusions in the state-capitalist government, the comrades argue that Chavismo and the mythology of the “Bolivarian revolution” conceal a raft of neo-liberal reforms and attacks on workers’ rights, and that we must break out of the dynamics of Chávez vs. the opposition in order to build an autonomous working-class alternative.

Click here for the transcript of the interview.

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