The Birth of Chavismo & Its Fight to Survive in Venezuela

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More threats against the Maduro government from Trump at the United Nations follows nearly 20 years of the US Empire’s insistence that the popular Bolivarian movement should have no voice. Abby Martin sits down with Professor Chris Gilbert in Caracas, Venezuela, to learn about the rise of the Chavez movement, its role in society and the threats it faces from … Read More

Why the US Won’t Give Up on Regime Change in Venezuela

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Two weeks ago, Obama made a bizarre announcement that Venezuela is an “extraordinary threat” to US national security and that he is “deeply concerned” about its human rights abuses – a declaration necessary to justify a new round of harsh sanctions. The measure comes on the heels of another round of US sanctions against the Venezuelan government, allegedly for violating … Read More