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Urgent: Food sovereignty delegation to Venezuela – witness effects of sanctions and responses on the ground (August 19-28, 2019)

  What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself how Venezuelans are coping with US economic sanctions designed to cause a social implosion. Sensationalized reports of Venezuelans eating zoo animals and rotten garbage present a distorted picture of what is happening in Venezuela. The media also omits serious analysis of the role … Continue reading

Call for Solidarity Delegation to Caracas August-19 to 28 -2019

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself by connecting with the grassroots movements at the heart of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution. The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York, In partnership with Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville (SAL),US Food Sovereignty Alliance invites historians, artists, videographers, writers, political analysts, and other activists who sympathize … Continue reading

Against the weaponization of food aid and the undermining of food sovereignty in Venezuel

An open letter regarding the situation in Venezuela and the use of food aid as a political weapon against the people FIAN InternationalFOR THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD   To international public opinion: As members of the international community concerned about the right to food and food sovereignty, including advocates, practitioners and scholars, we denounce … Continue reading

Urgent Call to celebrate May Day in solidarity with Caracas Venezuela, April 26- May 5, 2019

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself by connecting with the grassroots movements at the heart of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution. Come with us to celebrate workers’ day, MAY DAY, in Caracas, Venezuela, get to know the Venezuelan anti-imperialist working class and come join us in the great march of the workers … Continue reading

Three Years After Being Passed, Venezuela’s Seed Law Is Being Implemented from Below

In this piece re-posted from Venezuelanalysis.com, Venezuelan grassroots organization Venezuela Libre de Transgenicos / Semillas del Pueblo (Venezuela Free from GMO / Seeds of the People) reports on the third anniversary of the passing of the Seed Law and the efforts driven from below to implement it. In the wake of the passage of the United … Continue reading

Reconnecting Agriculture to our Cultural Base: An Interview with Ana Felicien

A Venezuelan food sovereignty activist explains the need to combat agrobusiness’ complex web of domination in this interview with Venezuelanalysis. By Ana Felicien y Cira Pascual Marquina Ana Felicien works at Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research and is a founding member of the Semillas del Pueblo (People’s Seeds) movement. She researches in the areas of … Continue reading

Rescuing Food Sovereignty in the Venezuelan Andes

By RICARDO VAZ In the remote village of Gavidia, in the state of Mérida, a very interesting experience is taking place: the rescue of the native potato and other native foodstuffs; something that is fundamental in terms of food sovereignty. In this article we discuss this experience after visiting Gavidia and talking to one of the … Continue reading

Reflections on the First Ecosocialist International

By Ingrid Elisabet Feeney, originally published by Climate Justice Project Socialism is not a thing but a process.” – Richard Levins Photo:  all photos by Ingrid Feeney “Sí hay un socialismo del siglo XXI: y se llama ecosocialismo.” (Yes there’s a 21st century socialism: and it’s called ecosocialism). The words, painted in strokes of white gold, leapt in … Continue reading

The Politics of Food in Venezuela

    Monthly Review by Ana Felicien, Christina Schiavoni and Liccia Romero Few countries and political processes have been subject to such scrutiny, yet so generally misunderstood, as Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution.1 This is particularly true today, as the international media paints an image of absolute devastation in the country, wrought by failed policies … Continue reading

Urgent Call for Solidarity (during the days of the presidential elections)-Delegation to Venezuela, May 16-24, 2018

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself by connecting with the grassroots movements at the heart of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution. The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York invites historians, artists, videographers, writers, political analysts, and other activists who sympathize with the Bolivarian Revolution to join a delegation to Caracas, Venezuela … Continue reading

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