US, Allies Are Terrified of Venezuela’s Participatory Democracy

Posted: August 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

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One great difference with all of these previous historic assemblies: like the Venezuelan Assembly of 1999, the members are not representatives of parties or elites. The members of Venezuela’s ANC are citizens, not hand picked elites or individuals chosen by parties.

Journal of People

by Edu Montesanti

teleSUR | August 17, 2017

Chavistas march in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Chavistas march in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. | Photo: AVN
teleSUR speaks with Venezuelan sociologist Maria Paez about regional aggression against the socialist-led government. 

As Venezuela continues to face pressure from the United States and its regional allies, teleSUR spoke to Maria Paez, a Venezuelan sociologist who explained the significance of the country’s National Constituent Assembly, ANC, and resistance to U.S. aggression.

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