Venezuela: After several defeats at the polls, fascist right trying to create space for imperialist intervention

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maduro for peace

President Nicolas Maduro promoting peace: “. . .what we want in the street is peace, coexistence, democracy and socialism,” said Maduro at Miraflores Presidential Palace, in Caracas, last Thursday night.

According to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Venezuela led the region in poverty reduction in 2012.  In addition, over 500,000 new homes have been created under Venezuela’s Housing Construction program for the poor.  Further, the opposition’s Democratic Unity (MUD) coalition lost four national elections over the last sixteen months.  Elections, which, according to President Carter, are among the fairest in the world.

Below is a release from the Network of intellectuals and artists in defense of humanity on the recent fascist violence in Venezuela.

Communiqué: Against the Fascist Violence in Venezuela

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

From the Network of Intellectuals and Artists in Defense of Humanity

For several weeks now the fascist right in…

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About Oso Sabio

Independent author and poet writing about the Rojava Revolution, the autonomous Zapatista communities in Chiapas, and other examples of libertarian socialist and anti-capitalist resistance. Catch me on Twitter at @ososabiouk. Also known as Ed Sykes and Marcos Villa.
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