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Nicolas Maduro Did Not Steal the Venezuelan Election

Greg Palast Vice
The Venezuelan election was nearly stolen – by the US-backed anti-Chávistas. How? That’s what Chávez wanted Maduro to find out from me: how could US operatives jerk with Venezuela’s voter rolls? It wasn’t a mere policy question: they knew Chávez wouldn't be allowed to survive through another coup. My answer: They could steal the vote the same way Bush did it in Florida – in fact, using the very same contractor. Take a look at these documents.

Defeat of a Dirty Military Incursion into Venezuela on a Sunday Morning

Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada, Ana Maldonado, and Zoe PC Counterpunch
“We cannot take any of their threats lightly,” said senior Venezuelan politician Diosdado Cabello. “What happened today,” he said, “is an example of the desperation” of the United States and its allies.

Lawfare and Asymmetric Warfare on Venezuela

Carlos Fazio La Jornado
Venezuela, with the largest oil reserves on the planet, is again Washington’s favorite target amidst its geopolitical struggle to claim hegemony over the capitalist system.

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Populism of the Left?

Federico Finchelstein Critique & Praxis
A prominent scholarly critic of the Far Right and its populist pretensions weighs in on an equally problematic stance: the unfortunate valorization of a left populist orientation.
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