Communal Movement in the Bolivarian Revolution

Discussion workshop
Aug 10 2016  9:00 - 11:30

The Socialist Communes, born in the Bolivarian Revolution, could be the key to the permanence of the revolutionary process in Venezuela. As the Bolivarian Revolution, forged by it’s people together with President Chávez, is deeply affected by an economic war lead by the Venezuelan elite and U.S. international economic interests, and the falling costs of oil, this has marked a critical moment for Venezuela and all of Latin America. The Socialist Communes, as territorial organizations, were created to develop a new political and economic system. Based on the active participation, production, administration and decision-making directly from the grassroots,they promise to be a force that has the potential to permanently change Venezuela’s vulnerable oil-dependent economic system, and re-activate a local, regional and national economy under control of the people.

Speakers
Katrina Kozarek, Comuna Ataroa, Movimiento Mujeres Por La Vida
Discussion workshop
Aug 10 2016  9:00 - 11:30
Université du Québec à Montréal – Pavillon A (Local A-1785)
400, rue Sainte-Catherine Est
Montréal, QC, Canada
Languages
English, Spanish
Target audiences
Youth (18-35 years old), Women, Workers, Peoples with disabilities, Indigenous, LGBT, Racialized people, People with precarious situation
Activities extended on the Internet
no
Last Modified
16 May 2016
Communal Movement in the Bolivarian Revolution
Activity Lead Organization
Comuna Ataroa
Group Admins
Katrina Kozarek
Programming theme
Economic, Social and Solidarity Alternatives facing the Capitalist Crisis
Objectives
To inform / To make aware of
To propose / altenative development
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