Venezuela: Was Another World Possible?
Specialist examines short-comings in Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution and future prospects
AT 4 min, 13 second mark there is use of the F-Word, but it is carefully muted, and probably will not offend.
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Recording Date: 6 Jul, 2018
Recording Location: CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Program Title: Venezuela: Was Another World Possible?
Description: This week, as part of the Global Research News Hour's summer series, we bring a talk by Julia Buxton, Professor of Comparative Politics at Central European University's School of Public Policy, and Senior Research Associate at the Global Drug Policy Observatory, Swansea University. A specialist on Latin America and an expert on Venezuela, Professor Buxton traces some of the history of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution and noting its failure to address repression and social violence within State institutions. She muses with some pessimism on the prospects for progressive advancements at the current historical moment.
This lecture was delivered as part of the University of Manitoba's Geopolitical Economy Research Group's Revolutions Conference, held in Winnipeg September 29th to October 1st.
For more details about the conference, and to find a video version of Julia Buxton's talk, please visit: https://geopoliticaleconomy.org/revolutions-conference-2017/
Host(s): Michael Welch
Featured Speakers/Guests: Professor Julia Buxton
Credits: audio by Paul S Graham
NewsType: Weekly Program
Regional > Latin America