Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.25.2019: US Tries its Venezuela Election Fraud Scams on Bolivia

Help counter disinformation by posting around these articles: . Bolivia Evo Morales Officially Wins Presidency The Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) published Thursday night that it only has 0.01% of ballots left to officially count.Morales gained 47.07% of the nation's popular vote, enough to put him 10 percentage points above his closest rival, Carlos Mesa who … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.25.2019: US Tries its Venezuela Election Fraud Scams on Bolivia

What the Chicago Teacher Union and the GM Auto Workers Strikes Teach Us

https://mronline.org/2019/10/24/what-the-chicago-teachers-union-and-united-auto-workers-strikes-teach-us?fbclid=IwAR3KWRcTj0JKo92FmRYJTy6s6pGWvgdlqhWzZXNckubiaUncaBEhYgsPsBU https://popularresistance.org/what-the-chicago-teachers-union-and-the-gm-auto-workers-strikes-teach-us/ https://orinocotribune.com/what-the-chicago-teachers-union-and-united-auto-workers-strikes-teach-us By Stan Smith The Chicago teachers and staff, numbering 35,000, are on strike for the second time in seven years. And for a second time, the teachers' action has helped spark a social movement. This strike questions to the long-held understanding that unions have no right to make demands beyond work conditions, … Continue reading What the Chicago Teacher Union and the GM Auto Workers Strikes Teach Us

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.18.2019 Venezuela’s latest Victories; Police Murder in Ecuador; Bolivia Elections October 20

Ecuador - not Venezuela murder:  so the media doesn’t tell you Government Snipers and Sniper Murders Protester Ecuador pro-Correa Leaders Arrested in Nationwide Poiice Raids . Bolivia Evo Morales: “The Opposition Will Not Recognize October 20 Election Results” – Denounces a Coup in the Making New CEPR Report: Bolivia’s Economy under Evo Morales’s Presidency Has … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.18.2019 Venezuela’s latest Victories; Police Murder in Ecuador; Bolivia Elections October 20

Q & A Session with Charlie Hardy, Reportback from a month in Venezuela

Monday, November 4, 6-8 pm Chicago Public Library, Sulzer Branch auditorium 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue , Chicago (near Montrose and Western stops on the Brown Line) Charlie Hardy, long time resident of Venezuela, author of Cowboy in Caracas, and frequent speaker on Chavista Venezuela, will be in Chicago just after spending October in Venezuela. He will … Continue reading Q & A Session with Charlie Hardy, Reportback from a month in Venezuela

Kevin Zeeze of Embassy Protector Collective and PopularResistance.org Speaking in Chicago & Illinois October 23-26

Kevin Zeese, co-director of Popular Resistance, has been in the forefront of numerous struggles for peace and social justice, from the recent People’s Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet outside the United Nations to his role in the Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective in Washington. Popular Resistance itself has been an … Continue reading Kevin Zeeze of Embassy Protector Collective and PopularResistance.org Speaking in Chicago & Illinois October 23-26

Some Questions on Oscar Figuera’s “The Crisis of Rentier Capitalism in Venezuela”

Some Questions on Oscar Figuera’s “The Crisis of Rentier  Capitalism in Venezuela” Stan Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity The secretary-general of the Venezuelan Communist Party (PCV), Oscar Figuera, in a recent interview stresses the need to build a broad anti-imperialist alliance of workers, campesinos, the communal movement, and all those committed to progressive social change. Venezuela … Continue reading Some Questions on Oscar Figuera’s “The Crisis of Rentier Capitalism in Venezuela”

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.11.2019 Ecuador anti-neoliberal uprising shakes up South America

Ecuador Revolt Anti-Lenin Moreno protests against his painful IMF neoliberal measures continue to shake up Ecuador Protests against IMF austerity reached their eighth day in Ecuador, as civil society groups denounced the increased police violence, with the country's Public Defender office confirming that five people have been killed so far.  'Lenin Moreno is Out of … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.11.2019 Ecuador anti-neoliberal uprising shakes up South America

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.4.2019 Leading ALBA Country Speeches to UN; US attempted coup against Venezuela suffers new Defeats

Speech by Venezuela Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez  to the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2019 The Venezuelan model of inclusion, justice and social protection has been determined as an objective to be destroyed by the government of the United States of America; it is the real threat to its model of capitalist supremacy. The urgent … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 10.4.2019 Leading ALBA Country Speeches to UN; US attempted coup against Venezuela suffers new Defeats

English text of Venezuela Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez speech to the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2019

Distinguished General Assembly of the United Nations Organization, a very respectful greeting to the President of this Assembly, a greeting also to all the heads of delegation who are in this hall sacred to international public law. I come in the name of the only Venezuela, the dignified Venezuela, the brave Venezuela, the one that … Continue reading English text of Venezuela Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez speech to the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2019