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Trump’s state of the union speech was a celebration of racism and the rich

Trump’s state of the union speech was a celebration of  racism and the rich Donald Trump gave his state of the union address on Tuesday evening, spurred on by the prospect of unsuccessful attempts by his opponents to impeach him.

Juan Guaido’s coup fails in Venezuela - but threat against Maduro remains

Juan Guaido’s coup fails in Venezuela - but threat against Maduro remains Juan Guaido’s abortive coup in Venezuela this week would go down in history as a pathetic spectacle if it wasn’t so dangerous.

Venezuelan crisis grows amid border showdown

Venezuelan crisis grows amid border showdown As the right exploits the social crisis, it’s make or break time for left winger Nicolas Maduro, says Alistair Farrow

Crunch time in Venezuela

Crunch time in Venezuela The right wing coup attempt in Venezuela was set to reach a key turning point this week.

Latin America and the rise of the right

Latin America and the rise of the right How the Pink Tide ebbed and what can be done to stop the reactionaries

West threatens force to get its way in Venezuela

West threatens force to get its way in Venezuela Western governments are organising to force out Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Their manoeuvres show up the sham that is democracy under capitalism.

Venezuelan president faces coup backed by the right

28 January 2019
Venezuela is on the brink of a right-wing coup sponsored by the US.

Right wing power move in Venezuela deepens economic crisis

24 January 2019
An attempted right wing takeover of the Venezuelan state has thrown the country deeper into crisis.

Far right candidate comes out on top in first round of Brazilian election

08 October 2018
The right are on the rise in Brazil.

Does the crisis in Venezuela show that socialism can’t work?

26 August 2018
The right in Britain and internationally have held up the economic and social crisis in Venezuela as evidence that any kind of economic alternative to capitalism is impossible.

President Nicolas Maduro wins re-election

22 May 2018
Venezuela’s left wing president Nicolas Maduro was re-elected with 67.7 percent of the vote on Sunday.

Two parliaments vie for legitimacy in Venezuela as the US backs the right

22 August 2017
Diplomats representing the US, Britain, Spain, Mexico and other countries rallied around the right wing opposition in Venezuela last Saturday.

Four US-backed coups in Latin America—and two close shaves

20 August 2017
Bloody history shows why and how we need to keep imperialist hands off Venezuela

Who really tolerates tyrants?

08 August 2017
Politicians and pundits have whipped themselves up into moral outrage over Venezuelan “dictator”—or rather, elected president—Nicolas Maduro.

Military base attacked in Venezuela as right stoke violence against left wing government

06 August 2017
A raid on a Venezuelan military base has raised the threat of a military coup or outright civil war

Venezuela, struggle and the left

04 August 2017
As right wing opposition to Venezuela’s government grows, Andy Brown spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about the forces on the ground and the potential to change society

Vote in Venezuela shows weakness of the right wing opposition to Maduro

01 August 2017
Elections to Venezuela’s new constituent assembly last Sunday saw long voting queues in poorer, more pro-government neighbourhoods.

Right mobilises in Venezuela as left wing president faces crisis

09 May 2017
For the second time in three years mass, violent protests by the right wing have provoked a political crisis in Venezuela.

Blame capitalism not socialism for Venezuela's crisis

30 August 2016
The right argue that if we vote for a socialist such as Jeremy Corbyn then Britain will end up like Venezuela. But Venezuela’s problem isn’t too much socialism—it’s not enough.

International round up: Protests against Syriza’s new austerity measures in Greece

24 May 2016
Greek MPs narrowly voted for a new round of austerity measures last Sunday to satisfy European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) blackmail.

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