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Women’s rights, advances and challenges (I)

Claudia Herrera Sirgo - Clara Zetkin Women's Movement Referring to women's rights and their positioning in the public agenda requires a long exercise of characterization and assessment of the deep historical struggles of women's movements, researchers, academics and community leaders. Let us remember, for example, that the reform of the Civil Code in the eighties… Sigue leyendo Women’s rights, advances and challenges (I)

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From the patriotic alliance to rupture: a decade of relations between the PCV and Nicolas Maduro

Héctor Alejo Rodríguez The government propaganda machine and its paid mercenaries in charge of flooding the social networks with all kinds of slander and lies constantly repeat that the split between the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) and the government of Nicolás Maduro is due to "opportunist aspirations" of the PCV, going so far as… Sigue leyendo From the patriotic alliance to rupture: a decade of relations between the PCV and Nicolas Maduro

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Stories of Venezuelan migration: A teacher in Argentina

TRIBUNA POPULAR - Since 2006, Venezuela began to experience a phenomenon that had never happened before in the country's history: mass emigration. This phenomenon reached a critical point in 2016, when the number of emigrants was so high that for the first time, the total population suffered a net decrease. In each of the last… Sigue leyendo Stories of Venezuelan migration: A teacher in Argentina

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PCV calls for a national movement for dignity and against corruption

Tribuna Popular - In view of the serious acts of corruption revealed during the last weeks, "that evidence the deep level of decomposition of the State apparatus and its leadership", the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) has called for the construction of a movement for national dignity and against corruption. It is about "A great… Sigue leyendo PCV calls for a national movement for dignity and against corruption

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Occupational Health Column: Organization for the surveillance of working conditions

Douglas Gómez The recent explosion at the Invegas company, where six workers were seriously injured (one of them died later), confirms the relevance of our urgent call to the workers' movement, especially the workplace reps, to move immediately to exercise in a real and effective way a greater role in the surveillance and control of… Sigue leyendo Occupational Health Column: Organization for the surveillance of working conditions

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The Venezuelan Oil Industry in the Last Decade

Carlos Mendoza Pottellá It is not possible to undertake the analysis proposed in the title of this article, requested by Tribuna Popular, without considering the underlying structural tendencies in the centennial evolution of oil exploitation in our country. In fact, in the last decade, the main one of these tendencies has crystallized in an acute… Sigue leyendo The Venezuelan Oil Industry in the Last Decade

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The effects of predatory extractivism

Lusbi Portillo - Activist with the Homo et Natura Society The Orinoco Oil Belt, which occupies 55,318 square kilometers north of the river Orinoco, and the Orinoco Mining Arc, which covers another 111,000 square kilometers to the south, have negatively impacted rivers, forests and indigenous peoples in the southeastern region of the country, disrupting the… Sigue leyendo The effects of predatory extractivism

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How is the healthcare system in Venezuela?

Oscar Feo Article 84 of the Constitution states that, in order to guarantee the right to healthcare, the State must build a universal, integral and free National Public Health System (SPNS). In this article we will comment on how that SPNS is and whether it responds to the needs of the population. A healthcare system… Sigue leyendo How is the healthcare system in Venezuela?

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From Progressive to Regressive Caesarism

Ruy Blas An article of Tribuna Popular issue Nº 3.036, entitled ‘10 years without Hugo Chávez. The urgency of a critical analysis,’ invites a debate to ponder the Venezuelan political process and thus "establish an accurate programmatic course with class independence". The present text intends to contribute to this.                                                               After the Caracazo, in February 1989,… Sigue leyendo From Progressive to Regressive Caesarism