Before Venezuela devolves into civil war, the U.S. should lift the sanctions, take the military option off the table, and get behind a negotiated, nonviolent solution.
The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
Amid crises in Venezuela, migration, and the climate, the Western Hemisphere’s chief regional organization has been hobbled by pro-Trump leadership.
200 Venezuelans are leaving the country every day on foot. They deserve a humane, coordinated response.
The president apparently spent much of last summer pushing for an invasion of Venezuela.
After many disappointments, the left-populist alternative looks primed for a big win in Mexico.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
Opposition violence and the government’s increasing authoritarianism are both to blame.
There’s still hope for the “pink tide” that swept aside Latin America’s right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.