If you’ve been listening to Venezuelan comrades (ex: @GonzaloAporrea, @veroconplatanos, or @miigueeh18), you know both can be true:

1) Venezuelan comrades want radical change that doesn’t involve Maduro.

2) U.S. interference in Venezuelan affairs should be huge cause for alarm.
Here are some other great threads on this matter from non-Venezuelan folks:

(via @athenogenes)

(via @SocialistViews)

Things are moving quickly, and it seems as though there will be no true democratic process anytime soon.
We must stay in tune with the poor and working class people of Venezuela, not just in terms of the material conditions that surround them, but in terms of their views/positions as well.

We must also keep a vigilant eye on the U.S. government in a commitment to anti-imperialism.
Just as we’ve done with our Kurdish comrades, we’d like to share our platform with any Venezuelan comrades who want to be heard in this moment.

We do not endorse more gringos speaking over you, trying to tell the world what is best for your country.

This just in (English translation of the article shared in the tweet below):


A brilliant summary of recent events in Venezuela (written by Venezuelans over @socialist_world), and a proposed way forward.


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