What now for Chavez’s children? Events in Venezuela are the latest points of light for young, left-wing idealists to fade.
Amidst a dire economic situation and Rousseff's suspension in Brazil, Venezuela declares a state of emergency and accuses the U.S. of a coup plot.
Nov 22, 2014
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Join Fire This Time to discuss why ALBA was an important move and a necessity for Latin America. What have been its successes and challenges?
COHA staff offer an analysis on the violence perpetrated against the democratically elected government and civilians in Venezuela.
Venezuela is again in the news as demonstrations by pro- and anti-government forces take place. But the foreign press is taking extreme liberties with the images it is using to represent the conflict.
David J. Climenhaga
Not done in Canada, you say? Oh yes it is! If the recently dead political figure is someone on the left, one can say pretty much whatever one feels like.
One month after the death of revolutionary leader and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on March 5, the outpouring of love, respect and solidarity for Chavez continues.
The mainstream media and corporate elite appear to be much less alarmed about the prospect of a B.C. NDP win than in the past.
Harper and other Western leaders' reaction to Chavez and his legacy is an important revelation regarding their visceral hostility to using state power in the interests of the poor.
It is a phenomenon rarely noted that virtually every left-wing government since the Second World War, almost all of them elected, has faced vicious, sometimes violent, obstruction by its enemies.