The news of the recent passing of Hugo Chavez has swept through nominally leftist circles over the past week. Due to his leading stature in contemporary anti-hegemonic struggles, many organizations and websites (including Anti-Imperialism.com) posted commemorations. Now that the news has settled, Chavez’s death affords and demands a discussion on various aspects of the revolutionary […]

On March 5, 2013 Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela, passed away after a two year battle with cancer. Chavez will be remembered as a leader who was created by the conditions of Venezuela at the time, one who was created by the peoples struggles for justice. He was an anti-imperialist who stood up to […]