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Zibechi: The change from below in Venezuela

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Thank you for posting this! So wonderful to see some good news from Venezuela.

Chiapas Support Committee

THE CHANGE FROM BELOW IN VENEZUELA

By: Raúl Zibechi

A Banner at May 22 Rally in front of Mexican Consulate in San Fran cisco A Banner at May 22 Rally in front of Mexican Consulate in San Fran cisco

Now that the media waters have calmed down, we are able to talk about the profound transformations in Venezuelan society, that kind of long-term change called on to reconfigure societies. It cannot be strange to us that the big media don’t pay attention to these movements, but rather focus on news that vanishes without leaving a trace. More striking is the scarce attention that the analysts and a good part of party members grant them, probably because they consider that politics (with a capital P) are reduced to what happens in the proximity of government palaces.

We consider the experience of Cecosesola (Cooperative Central of Social Services of Lara State), a network of 60 communities with its epicenter in the city of Barquisimeto (2 million inhabitants)…

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