In Regime Change, Steve Ellner, Venezuela
Important background information on the current situation in Venezuela. Moderate Rebels episode 33 (part 1/2): Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with Professor Steve Ellner about Venezuela’s right-wing opposition, and how the corporate media whitewashes its use of violence and economic sabotage. Ellner explains some of the economic problems faced by President Nicolás Maduro, including manipulation of exchange rates and low oil prices.
Published by Moderate Rebels, Jan 15, 2019


0:00 Intro
1:27 Steve Ellner and Latin America solidarity movements
6:46 Venezuela’s opposition
11:45 Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez
13:03 Violent tactics of Venezuela’s opposition
15:45 Economic problems in Venezuela
18:21 The biased OAS and Luis Almagro
20:00 Comparing Venezuela with Mexico
22:40 Venezuela’s Bolivar exchange rates
28:28 The centrality of Oil to Venezuela’s economic ills
32:25 Oil prices and OPEC
35:40 US sanctions (to be continued in part 2)
36:35 Outro



EDITOR’S NOTE: We remind our readers that publication of articles on our site does not mean that we agree with what is written. Our policy is to publish anything which we consider of interest, so as to assist our readers in forming their opinions. Sometimes we even publish articles with which we totally disagree, since we believe it is important for our readers to be informed on as wide a spectrum of views as possible.

Recent Posts
Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Start typing and press Enter to search

Translate »