Venezuela, the Present as Struggle: Voices from the Bolivarian Revolution
376 pp, $29 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-864-0
By Cira Pascual Marquina and Chris Gilbert
Reviewed by Eve Ottenberg
“Nicolas Maduro’s government in Venezuela poses a unique dilemma for some on the left. They have criticisms of it, but decided against voicing them too obstreperously now, for the obvious reason that that could aid and comfort a mortal enemy–the most powerful military empire of all time, namely the United States, which appears ready to impose a ruthless, savage, fascist capitalism in its perceived backyard of Latin America. Maduro’s government has failings and falls short of the high bar set by his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. But that is irrelevant. Fanatical fascists and radical right-wingers have Maduro in their sights….”
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