Articles tagged “Venezuela”

Protest in Puebla 2011. Image by Flickr user FotoyMensaje under Creative Commons licence (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

This article surveys the recent political scene in the United States, paying particular attention to contradictions embedded in foreign policy and domestic initiatives. Also addressed are educational issues within the context of the struggle for both educational justice and economic justice. The author recounts, as well, some of his recent experiences in Michoacan, Mexico, and outlines an approach for social justice education through revolutionary critical pedagogy — Editors

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This article assesses critically the current state of the Iranian democratic movement, while disputing Postel’s contention that — despite Hugo Chavez’s support for the Iranian regime — the Iranian democratic movement has a lot to learn from the Venezuelan economic model.

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A report from the World Social Forum in Caracas. The turn to the left in Latin America, especially in Bolivia and Venezuela, has challenged US imperialism, and invigorated the global left. But the turn toward statism in Venezuela has also been challenged by some of that country’s youthful leftists, including anarchists. The lack of an in-depth discussion of exactly what constitutes a society that negates and transcends capitalism remains a problem — Editors

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A report on the January 2005 World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil — Editors


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