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“Coincident with the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, socialism is making a comeback in American political discourse.” This is the opening sentence of an October 23, 2018 72-page paper produced by the “Council of...

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What is the way to defeat reaction and imperialism? Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Venezuela) On the afternoon of Saturday 4 August, various explosions on Bolivar avenue in Caracas interrupted the speech of President Nicolas Maduro...

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Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Venezuela) Neither the capitalists nor bureaucracy can solve the crisis! Build a revolutionary Left which defends the interests of the workers and poor! On 20 May there were Presidential elections in...

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All political and economic power to the workers and the people! Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Venezuela) Electoral defeats of the right and increase in dissatisfaction with the bureaucracy Since the victory of the government in...

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An international campaign by capitalist politicians and media has been unleashed against president Nicolás Maduro’s Venezuelan government. It has been used by Labour’s Blairista right wing to try to weaken Jeremy Corbyn. In Spain, the...

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Only the working class taking power from capitalists and bureaucrats can defeat reaction On July 30, elections were held to elect members of the “National Constituent Assembly” (ANC). In the days prior to the election,...

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On 1 May, President Nicolas Maduro announced the calling of a Constituent Assembly, “to achieve peace the Republic needs…. to defeat the fascist coup… so that it will be the people and their sovereignty which...

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At the end of January, members of Socialist Alternative joined over 200 socialists from Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, Sweden and Spain for a week-long school dedicated to discussing the political situation in Latin America and the...

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Victory for the right wing reflects popular discontent Johan Rivas, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Venezuela) These elections took place in the midst of a deep social and economic crisis, essentially linked to three factors. The...

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Threat of capitalist restoration accelerates As 2014 drew to a close, 2015 was ushered in by U.S. President Obama and Cuba’s Raúl Castro announcing a series of historic agreements. These restored diplomatic relations between the...

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