Copenhagen, Wednesday, December 16th, 2009
President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen, excellencies, friends, I promise not to talk more than the one who spoke the most this afternoon. I would like to make a comment on the point mentioned by the delegation of Brazil, China, India, and Bolivia. We were asking for the floor but it was impossible. Bolivia's representative, by the way, my regards to comrade President Evo Morales who is over there, the President of Bolivia.
President Chávez Among other things, and I wrote it down, she said that: the text presented is not democratic, it is not inclusive.
* This article criticizes the weak and untenable posture the celebrated North American linguist and essayist holds in support of the current Venezuelan government. It was originally published in Venezuela’s anarchist newspaper El Libertario www.nodo50.org/ellibertario, issue # 57.
Organize Workers Self-Defense Guards! For Workers Control of Production!
Leftist Union Leaders Assassinated in Venezuela
Build a Leninist-Trotskyist Workers Party!
On the afternoon of November 27, some 400 workers at the Alpina milk plant in the Venezuelan state of Aragua occupied their plant demanding full payment of money owed them by the Colombian-owned company.
Bush Versus Chavez
The Imperial President and the Bolivarian Democrat
By Roger Burbach
Roger Burbach is director of the Center for the Study of the Americas based in Berkeley, CA. His most recent books are 'The Pinochet Affair: State Terrorism and Global Justice,' and 'Imperial Overstretch: George W. Bush and the Hubris of Empire' (co-authored with Jim Tarbell).