Freedom for the Corrupt, Prison for the Workers

The Nicolás Maduro government has just decreed the freedom of the bourgeois opposition politicians who were imprisoned by the President himself.   By: Cesar Neto          September 14, 2020   At the same time, it continues to keep dozens of workers and popular leaders in prison;  who opposed the policy...

Maduro’s “anti-imperialism” advances towards the dollarization of the Venezuelan economy

  For several years now, approximately since 2017, when Venezuela entered fully into a hyperinflationary process, the debate has started on the relevance or not of dollarizing the economy, as a mechanism to solve the hyperinflation and brutal economic crisis hitting the country. By: Leonardo Arantes - Unidad Socialista de los...

An example from history: the Peronism in the decade of 1940

In the main article of this edition we pointed out that the policy of the Chavez administration does not stand for anything new and is similar to what Argentine Peronism, Mexican PRI or the parties of Arabic nationalism were, even if with greater limitations.  We also said that a...

Sanitarios Maracay: What about the “socialist enterprises”?

The project of the new constitution includes several articles that speak of "social objectives of production", of the right of State to interfere in the economy and to expropriate sectors considered as "strategic" and the creation of "socialist enterprises".   This part of the text is bound to increase the...

Whither Venezuela?

The Venezuelan political crisis divides waters throughout the Latin American and world left. Most of the reformist left aligned with the Maduro government "against the coup." It is a criminal maneuver to hide that the real blow is being given by Maduro, who is imposing a dictatorship in the...

Before the results of October 15 elections in Venezuela

Let’s build a workers’ and poor people’s Political Alternative! Regional elections for governor in Venezuela took place on October 15. The results are a real fraud. The initial announcement by the CNE, body governing the elections in the country, stating that seventeen governorships went to the PSUV and five to...

Let’s Reject Maduro and the PSUV’s Call for a Constituent Assembly!

Maduro’s government signed a decree on May 1st calling for a National Constituent Assembly, for citizens and broad popular participation. The world newspapers have entitled the news as “Maduro radicalizes,” “Maduro changes the Constitution,” etc. We have to say: Maduro is radicalizing but to the right, by attacking the...

We are workers and we do not go to the PSUV

What follows is the declaration emitted on 8th April this year by Workers Socialist Unity (UST) of Venezuela. UST was born at a plenary held last August and is preparing its foundation congress. It regroups militants and cadres coming from different experiences of Trotskyism and the left, among them...

Only a General Strike will take Maduro down!

Why do we reject the Constitutional Assembly? The resistance against Nicolas Maduro is spreading across the country, and more and more sectors adhere to it (like the peoples of Táchira, Carabobo, Barinas, among others). The only response the government has given is to increase repression. The numbers are powerful: over...

Let’s Condemn and Reject the Reactionary Attempt of the Government! This Government Must not Continue!

  The Supreme Justice Court issued a sentence that limited parliamentary immunity and “ordered” Maduro to take the “civil, economic, military, criminal, juridical and social measures he believes relevant and necessary to avoid a state of commotion,” as an answer to a resolution of the National Assembly of support to...

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