Venezuelan women ‘struggling all our lives’

VENEZUELA Coral Wynter, Caracas 3 March 2007 In Venezuela, after decades of class polarisation, neglect of the needs of the majority, corruption on a massive scale and unbridled bureaucracy, the magnitude of problems that Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution led by socialist president Hugo Chavez is attempting to tackle is enormous. A study of the problems of … Continue reading

शर्मिला को ‘इच्छा के विरुद्ध’ भोजन

शर्मिला पिछले छह बरसों से गांधी की तरह अहिंसक तरीके से अपनी बात दर्ज करा रही हैं भारत के पूर्वोत्तर राज्यों में लागू सशस्त्र बल विशेषाधिकार क़ानून का विरोध कर रही शर्मिला को मणिपुर पुलिस ने ‘उनकी इच्छा के विरुद्ध’ खाना खिलाना शुरू कर दिया है. शर्मिला वर्ष 2000 से इस क़ानून के विरोध में … Continue reading

Youth, students and revolution

RESISTANCE! Emma Clancy 16 February 2007   The global youth radicalisation of the 1960s illustrated the revolutionary potential of students in society. Young people and students have played a vital role in revolutionary struggles in the past and continue to do so today. In Latin America, young people are energetic leaders and participants in the … Continue reading

Marxism and the Venezuelan revolution

VENEZUELA Stuart Munckton 23 February 2007   “Today a new epoch begins”, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez declared in his victory speech on December 3, having won the presidential election with the highest vote in Venezuelan history on a platform of deepening the struggle to build socialism. “That new era is the new socialist democracy. That … Continue reading