Monthly Archives: May 2012

Alternative Universities

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Alternative Universities, such as the Bolivarian Universities, have become numerous under the Chavez government, and offer a new type of education that is available to many more people than the previous existing more exclusive universities. They have branches even in … Continue reading

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Videos from Fall Quarter, Olympia based organizations

Videos from Fall Quarter — This is a link to the videos created by our class members during the Fall quarter before our trip to Venezuela of various community organizations in Olympia, WA, including GRuB, MEChA, CIELO, the Olympia Food … Continue reading

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La Escuelita Video

Here is a video made by our companera Flor about La Escuelita, the Alternative School of Barrio Pueblo Nuevo in Merida, Venezuela. Find out more about the school here:

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Event this week!

Occupy Symposium: “Cooperatives and Community Development: Visitors from Venezuela” Thursday 6-9, Lecture Hall 1 at the Evergreen State College With members of Cecosesola and the Venezuela program presenting on: Cecosesola, the cooperative movement in Venezuela as a whole, women’s roles … Continue reading

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Personal account of Land Occupations by Jacob Foucault

The following is a journal entry I wrote after visiting an occupied housing development outside of Barquisimeto on February 17th, 2011. This particular occupation is one of about 60 in the Barquisimeto area. February 17th Last Thursday we got the … Continue reading

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From our friend at Frente Nacional Campesino Ezequiel Zamora

Final Declaration IV National Assembly of the Corriente Revolucionaria Bolivar y Zamora ( Revolutionary Current of Bolivar and Zamora) Path for the Socialist Victory on the 7th of October Summary: Delegates from 17 states and various different groups, including The … Continue reading

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Coverage by Al-Jazeera of Venezuela’s Indigenous University

Click here to read the story at the Al-Jazeera English website

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