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State, Bureaucracy, and Rentier Capital  

Venezuela is undergoing a rentier-capitalist implosion, made worse by imperial intervention, violent domestic right-wing opposition, and the fusion of the interests of the state and capitalists within the Maduro regime.



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The Implosion of the Bolivarian Revolution  

Because anti-imperialist discourse in Latin America serves short-term political purposes, the latter-day defenders of Chavismo have little interest in studying the political dynamics and concrete geostrategic interests behind really existing empire.











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The LGBTIQ March on Havana  

#LaMarchaVa represents a crisis of the state’s monopoly on information. By breaking with the standard methods and norms of participatory politics in Cuba, activists and the government find themselves in unknown territory.





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Puerto Rico Remade  

The historic protests that forced the resignation of Ricardo Roselló have not ushered in a revolution. But Puerto Ricans now believe they have a future and are willing to fight for it.



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Water Democracy  

Farmers in New Mexico have banded together to protect scarce water resources from developments that could end their way of life. Their collective activity is a model for grassroots politics in the age of climate change.



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The Venezuelan Crisis  

Socialists need to fight against the dangerous and destabilizing actions of the Venezuelan opposition and the United States, while supporting the vast majority of the Venezuelan people in their struggle to regain democracy.




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