Category Archives: Writings

A compilation of class writings

Comments on the Venezuelan Presidential Election, by Peter Bohmer:

It is really important and also our responsibility that we demand the U.S. government accept the victory of Nicolas Maduro as President of Venezuela. His margin in the recent election of April 14th, 2013 was almost as big a margin … Continue reading

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Hugo Chávez Presente!

Talk at Hugo Chávez Memorial Peter Bohmer, Olympia, Washington March 13, 2013 Hugo Chávez Presente! Hugo Chávez was reelected President of Venezuela on October 7, 2012 receiving 55% of the vote. This was a significant victory with a sizable margin … Continue reading

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Yo Soy Chavez

HUGO CHÁVEZ: 1954-2013 We join with the vast majority of the Venezuelan people and the people of Latin America in expressing our deep sense of sorrow at the death of Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela. Lisa Sullivan, Latin American Director of … Continue reading

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Becoming Ant: A Lesson in Cooperative Mentality

Becoming Ant Heidi Barta “A functioning organization with no one in charge is so unlike the way humans operate as to be virtually inconceivable.” ~ Deborah Gordon, Ants at Work               Have you ever watched ants at work? Lying … Continue reading

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The roots of the Bolivarian Revolution in historic international struggle for social and economic justice by Matthew Siano

The Bolivarian Revolution in the context of the Third World Movement by Matthew Siano The roots of the Bolivarian Revolution in historic international struggle for social and economic justice.             Vijay Prishad in his work The Darker Nations recognizes that … Continue reading

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Cooperation, Co-operatives, & Revolution in Venezuela

Word document for download:  Cooperation, Co-operatives and Revolution Micheal Snow May 28, 2012 “No we will not accept the austerity measures that the government is trying to impose; No we will not accept the dictatorship – neither the dictatorship of … Continue reading

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Venezuela: The Revolution Continues by Peter Bohmer

venezuelaarticleJune12012 – PDF venezuelaarticleJune12012 – Microsoft Word Venezuela: The Revolution Continues by Peter Bohmer,  June 1, 2012 I spent 10 weeks in Venezuela in early 2012, two months with a group of 30 students from the Evergreen State College and … Continue reading

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