Hugo Chávez and Me | by Tariq Ali

Hugo Chávez and Me | by Tariq Ali

Once I asked whether he preferred enemies who hated him because they knew what he was doing or those who frothed and foamed out of ignorance. He laughed. The former was preferable, he explained, because they made him feel that he was on the right track. Hugo...
Venezuela after Chávez| by Alejandro Bendaña

Venezuela after Chávez| by Alejandro Bendaña

Even with the death of Venezuela’s Chávez, his continuing legacy – ‘chavismo’ or the Bolivarian revolutionary process – is here to stay. Twenty years of social, political and ideological change are not easily reversible. Chavismo represents a process...