Source: A Progressive Alternative to Trump’s Dangerous Venezuela Policy
American progressives are almost as bad as the imperialists because they will deliver Venezuela to just those imperialists. The issue is socialism, not dialogue. Progressive talk about democracy and new elections is confused. What is there to discuss? The US is fomenting a coup: the response is to sit tight and resist. Maduro can hold out. How on earth could mediation help: it is simply a new way to undermine the work in progress. The pope mediate, who is kidding here?
I think Maduro needs help implementing real socialism, not a lot of blather from ‘progressives’.
We have suggested many times that Venezuela shows the way the left has failed to produce any viable models of socialist reconstruction. Venezuela is thus turning in circles trying to find a path that doesn’t exist because noone can build a workable socialist economy.
It is not that hard and all the elements are there, but the opportunity could slip away. Continue reading ” Venezuela turning in circles of socialist incoherence: our DMNC type model can resolve the contradictions almost at a glance…”
The history of the US in South America is so grotesque, so unendingly fascist, and anti-democratic that it is a wonder that ordinary americans can mouth the term democracy for their debilitated rogue state…
Source: The US needs a bolivarian revolution, and beyond that a socialist rebirth… – Darwiniana
The resistance of Maduro is heroic but it remains a question as to what seems like a stalled ‘Bolivarian stalemate’ with ‘real socialism’. Continue reading “Seize the day: can Venezuela complete its transition to real socialism/communism?”
It should be said that the financial sanctions the US has applied to Venezuela could not even be justified against Saudi Arabia which, unlike Venezuela, really is a dictatorship. In fact, Saudi Arabia is perhaps the most brutal and backward dictatorship on Earth, and one engaged in horrific aggression abroad.
Source: The Washington Post All But Invites Venezuela’s Destruction
The Venezuelan government has promoted a Social Benefits Card to facilitate the distribution of goods and services at a time when the country is beset by a pern
Source: How Reuters Slandered Venezuela’s Social Benefits Card