- Created: 21 March 2014
BREAK THE BRITISH MEDIA BLOCKADE: Throughout April the RCG - Revolutionary Communist Group and supporters of the newspaper Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! (FRFI) will be hosting a series of public meetings with the Venezuelan revolutionary Rafael Ramos – a representative of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela’s youth wing (JPSUV) extensively interviewed in our documentary 'Viva Venezuela: Fighting for socialism' to discuss their struggle in the face of imperialism.
15 years of the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela has brought free healthcare and education for all, developed thousands of social projects and built hundreds-of-thousands of new homes. Poverty levels have been slashed and a real working class democracy is being built. The movement for socialism which has swept Latin America is demonstrating to the world that there is an alternative to poverty, racism and war.
Todays these inspiring achievements are under threat from imperialist-backed opposition groups whose violence has claimed many lives in recent months. Throughout the years the right-wing opposition have shown they will stop at nothing in their attempts to topple the Bolivarian revolution-from coups and assassinations to economic sabotage and calls for direct US military intervention.
Venezuela, alongside socialist Cuba, is spearheading this movement for socialism, challenging imperialism and neo-liberal exploitation, demanding dignity and human development over profit and private interests. The Bolivarian Revolution remains a beacon of hope and inspiration for movements across the globe. It must be defended.
Their fight is our fight - Come to your nearest meeting, break the blockade, join the fightback. Another world is being built!
‘Defending the fight for socialism in Venezuela! Reports from the front line’
Sunday 6 April, 2-4pm
Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street Glasgow, G41 1BA
Newcastle upon Tyne
'Venezuela under Siege: The fight for socialism in the face of imperialism'
Wednesday 16 April 7pm
St John the Baptist Church Hall, Grainger street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JG
Saturday 3 May 3pm
The Casa, 29 Hope street, Liverpool L1 9BQ
Wednesday 7 May, 7.30pm
Upstairs at The Town Hall Tavern, Tib Lane, M2 4JA
Saturday 24 May 2pm
Cross Street Chapel, Manchester M2 1NL
Saturday 31 May 2pm
Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL