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Where is Venezuela going?

For several months now, the right-wing opposition in Venezuela have been taking to the streets with violent riots in an attempt to destabilise and overthrow the democratically elected Maduro government. Jorge Martin examines the turbulent political situation in Venezuela and discusses the future of the Bolivarian Revolution.

France: After the second round of parliamentary elections, organise the counter-offensive

The second round of the French parliamentary elections on Sunday saw record levels of abstentions, with voters in many cases presented with little alternative. The composition of the National Assembly is therefore more disconnected than ever from the political reality of the country. The task now is to organise the fightback against the new government.

France: the optical illusion of Macron's victory

Following the first round of the French parliamentary elections on Sunday, Macron is assured an absolute majority in the National Assembly. But this is an illusory victory. In reality, there was a record level of abstentions. Despite the propaganda of the capitalist press, the new French President's popularity is already precarious.

Terrorist madness and the sickness of capitalism

The recent terrorist outrages in Manchester and London sent a wave of shock and revulsion through society. Who or what is behind these terrorist attacks? Alan Woods discusses the rise of jihadi terrorism and what this reveals about the chaos and instability that capitalism and imperialism have brought upon society.

Trump, Merkel, and the death of the Western alliance

The recent stormy meetings at the G7 summit and NATO conference have laid bare the growing tensions in world relations. Trump and Merkel have exchanged heated words in the aftermath of these international meetings, with the German Chancellor coming close to announcing the death of the Western alliance. The old order is crumbling.

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Oppose the reactionary coup in Venezuela Oppose the reactionary coup in Venezuela
Duration: 00:43:09
Date: 24 May 2017
Trump’s chaos at home and hypocrisy abroad Trump's chaos at home and hypocrisy abroad
Duration: 00:18:53
Date: 24 May 2017
The General Election: How to kick out the Tories The General Election: How to kick out the Tories
Duration: 00:42:57
Date: 15 May 2017
Will there be a Third World War? Will there be a Third World War?
Duration: 00:54:25
Date: 9 May 2017
The French elections: a collapse of the status quo The French elections: a collapse of the status quo
Duration: 00:26:44
Date: 27 Apr 2017
Latin America: from Revolution to Counter-Revolution? Latin America: from Revolution to Counter-Revolution?
Duration: 00:50:03
Date: 27 Mar 2017
Capitalism’s global political crisis Capitalism's global political crisis
Duration: 00:01:07
Date: 24 Mar 2017
The fall of Aleppo and the fog of war The fall of Aleppo and the fog of war
Duration: 00:08:30
Date: 15 Dec 2016
Trump’s win: the status quo has failed Trump's win: the status quo has failed
Duration: 00:01:04
Date: 14 Nov 2016