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The purpose of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign is to expose and oppose US government and corporate intervention in Venezuela’s sovereign affairs; to mobilize US residents to demand that relations between the two countries be based on peace and respect; and, to promote people-to-people exchanges between our two countries.

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Nothing to do, nowhere to go, nothing to say: How the broad climate movement has failed us

 Graffiti from Havana, Cuba By James Jordan (Originally published in Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal) January 13, 2016 – It has been a month since the UN climate summit in Paris, aka COP 21. One might expect the kind of ebb and flow we often see in popular movements. Interest in climate issues, the…

If We Want to Save the World – An Internationalist Declaration

The same imperialism that has caused so much damage to the Global South today continues expanding and threatening the whole planet. Consequently, the struggle for climate justice has converted into a struggle for the liberation of all workers, peasants, indigenous and ecosystems. The struggle against Empire is a struggle to save life on Earth. (Originally…

Water Policy and Socialism—Imagining the Possibilities

by James Jordan, from a September 26, 2015 presentation at the Salt of The Earth Labor College in Tucson, Arizona Michael Parenti has said that Capitalism takes living nature, transforms it into commodities and transforms commodities into dead capital. It takes life, soil, mineral, air and water, everything Mother Earth has to offer and transforms…

Solidarity Delegation of 20 US Activists to Visit Venezuela from July 4-16, 2015

(El Español esta abajo) Solidarity Delegation of 20 US Activists to Visit Venezuela from July 4-16, 2015 June 12, 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY A delegation of US organizations with long histories of support for social justice movements in Latin America and the Caribbean—Marin Task Force on the Americas, National Lawyers Guild, School of the Americas Watch,…

Call or Email WOLA Today to Protest Their Statement on Venezuela!

Friends, We urge you to call or write the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) to protest their interventionist statement,  issued on the eve of the April 10-11 Summit of the Americas, repeating US slanders against the government of Venezuela. The statement/op-ed is here: http://fpif.org/strengthening-multilateral-defense-of-human-rights-in-the-americas/ The op-ed statement repeats false accusations  of “harrassment of human…

U.S. CITIZENS AND NGOs JOIN WORLD LEADERS IN CALL FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA TO RETRACT EXECUTIVE ORDER AGAINST VENEZUELA

This press release is being sent on behalf of the Venezuela Strategy Group, a coalition of Venezuela experts and US peace and justice organizations. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2015 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Eva Golinger, evagolinger@gmail.com Chuck Kaufman, 202-540-8336; chuck@AFGJ.org Michael Bass, 510-654-5355; michaelbass84@gmail.com Stansfield Smith, 773-340-6720; stansfieldsmith@yahoo.com   U.S. CITIZENS AND NGOs JOIN WORLD…

Venezuela National Day of Action Activities by City

Venezuela National Day of Action Activities by City March 5 is the second anniversary of the passing of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez, who transformed Venezuela through his courageous struggle to help Venezuelans become protagonists of their destiny.  The Venezuela Strategy Group, a coalition of solidarity organizations and individuals has called for actions on March 5…

Join the “For Earth, Against Empire” Campaign

Sign the FOR EARTH, AGAINST EMPIRE Pledge of Resistance! Click here to read and share the “Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming” statement and learn more about the People’s Climate March, this September in New York!  Learn about AfGJ’s Peru Delegation for the December UN Climate Summit  Versión en español Earth is dying. Earth is…

Nicaragua Vive! 35 years since the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution

By Chuck Kaufman, National Co-Coordinator, Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice July 19, 2014 marks the 35th anniversary of the Triumph of the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua. On that day, the Sandinista troops led by the nine commanders of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN), entered the capital city of Managua where they were greeted by…

88 Organizations and Individuals Oppose US Sanctions Against Venezuela

In reaction to House-passed bill instructing the Obama Administration to impose sanctions against Venezuela, 88 organizations, academics, and prominent individuals signed an open letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Academics Noam Chomsky and James Petras, leaders of the United Steelworkers and United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE), Former Attorney General Ramsey…