Joshua Wilson

Chávez The Radical IX: The Battle to Convince (English version)
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Chávez The Radical IX: The Battle to Convince (English version)

Last Sunday, Venezuelans initiated the process of rewriting their constitution through democratically elected representatives. The final document will be subject to a nation-wide up or down vote. This process, enshrined in the 1999 constitution written after Chavez was elected, virtually unparalleled in democracies worldwide, presents an opportunity for the Venezuelan people to breathe life into…

Chávez The Radical X: No More Privatizations (English version)
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Chávez The Radical X: No More Privatizations (English version)

Venezuelans will soon democratically elect an assembly to re-write their constitution. Although the mainstream media cast it as a political ploy, the referendum holds the potential to re-energize political participation and open avenues for social movements to contribute to a dialogue on how to resolve the current crisis, at a time when polls show three…

Chávez The Radical II (English version)
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Chávez The Radical II (English version)

Hugo Chávez always sought to make the Venezuelan government more participatory and inclusive of all Venezuelans. This required him to take away privileges and power from the elites of the old regime, who had led the country into a miserable economic crisis and political collapse in the 1990s. Early in his presidency, a democratically elected…

[CHÁVEZ RADICAL] «Debe imponerse la hegemonía de la Propiedad Social»
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[CHÁVEZ RADICAL] «Debe imponerse la hegemonía de la Propiedad Social»

En medio del intenso debate que surgió en Venezuela a partir del llamado a la Constituyente que realizó el Presidente Maduro, emerge nuevamente la histórica discusión en torno a la propiedad sobre los medios de producción. Vale decir en principio, que dicha discusión ha estado minada de confusiones y gazapos que la derecha ha venido…

[CHÁVEZ RADICAL] «Aquí no se privatiza más nada»
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[CHÁVEZ RADICAL] «Aquí no se privatiza más nada»

La constitución del 99, aunque significa un logro importante para la vida política venezolana, como consecuencia del cierre de un período histórico nefasto, que abre a su vez el universo de posibilidades que engendraba la Revolución Bolivariana, conservó una serie de contradicciones, gazapos y debilidades así como omisiones estructurales, que obliga a la Revolución a…