Steve Ellner, professor of economic history and political science in Venezuela talks to Michael Welch about the factors behind the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela that we’re not hearing.
Film director Astra Taylor explores the myths and truths about democracy, and the roots of the word itself. What does democracy really mean?
BRICkS project: Understanding and undermining the influencers on the right
These are serious and troubling times in Nicaragua. Protests since April have left hundreds dead and many more incarcerated or missing. Where will the turmoil end and how?
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The popular uprising in Syria has been drowned in blood. What could have the left and international solidarity movements done better to avoid this outcome?
Jean Charest wants France to back CETA's investment provision, but concerns are raised about the impact that would have on elections to the European Parliament.
A new film explores the struggle that victims in Spain have endured in their quest for justice dating back to the atrocities of General Franco.
Decades after Nicaragua's revolution, the country's revolutionaries and their supporters find themselves divided -- between those who support Daniel Ortega's government and those who oppose it.
One hundred years ago this week a revolt among sailors who refused orders for a sneak attack lit the fuse that brought down the German Empire and started the revolution: