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Venezuela: Has socialism failed?

By Tony Saunois, Secretary of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI)  An international campaign by capitalist politicians and media has been unleashed against president Nicolás Maduro’s Venezuelan government. It has been used by Labour’s Blairista right wing to try ...

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Hugo Chavez dies The struggle continues

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Tony Saunois, CWI Secretary. Posted 7th March 2013

In an era when the gap between establishment politicians, who defend big business and the super-rich, and the masses seems to widen inexorably Chavez stood out. In fact in the age of austerity the measures he took to alleviate poverty stood out like a beacon. The workers and youth in Venezuela will be joined by many around the globe who have been inspired to support Hugo Chavez’s regime as offering an alternative to imperialism, neoliberalism and capitalism.

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