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Thursday, March 10, 2005

Chavez's Bolivarian revolution

Haven't been over to OpenDemocracy as much recently, but I did skim some of this essay about Hugo Chavez, and wanted to save the link:

All change in Venezuela’s revolution?
Ivan Briscoe
25 - 1 - 2005
After winning two elections and one referendum, defeating a coup and surviving four general strikes, Venezuela’s maverick president Hugo Ch├ívez seems impregnable. But where is his “Bolivarian revolution” going? Ivan Briscoe reports from Caracas on a convulsive, divisive, history-haunted social experiment.