Hugo Chavez's Call for a Fifth Socialist International

  • Posted on: 15 December 2009
  • By: rick

a conference was held in Caracas, Venezuela that included
representatives from socialist and left parties from around the world
and that culminated in an official statement, referred to as The
Commitment of Caracas. As reported by Venezuela Analysis, one of the


[David Rovics] Report from Cop-enhagen

  • Posted on: 15 December 2009
  • By: rick

The signs up all over the airport and various places elsewhere in town
are calling it Hopenhagen, but everybody I know is calling it
Cop-enhagen, which seems far more appropriate. The international media
has been giving this lots of coverage, and rightly so. Of course much
of the media is unable to walk and chew gum at the same time, so other
things, such as the reason the protests are happening in the first
place, can get lost.

Inside the Bella Center lots of stuff is going on. Namely the US,
Australia and others leading the way in making sure nothing meaningful
takes place there, while many other delegates and activists within try
to make the best of it, or at least make the effort to thoroughly


"Honduran Elections": A Parody on Democracy - Laura Carlsen | December 7, 2009

  • Posted on: 15 December 2009
  • By: rick

Please Check the Americas Program website for urgent fundraising appeal. -Rick

Available in translation: "Elecciones en Honduras", una parodia de democracia

Americas Program, Center for International Policy (CIP)