Tag: Hugo Chávez

Of Populists and Mutants

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


Venezuela’s public murals depict ongoing relations between “the people” and Chávez. In the days following Donald Trump’s inauguration, a number of Latin American commentators rushed to establish para…


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All Populisms Are Not Created Equal

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


Venezuelans chose between two competing populist projects with starkly different visions of inequality and privilege. Hugo Chávez is back. A seemingly endless stream of commentators insists that the…


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Iselin Åsedotter Strønen: After the Bolivarian Revolution: What’s in store for Margarita?

Focaal Web Editor , April 1st, 2016


This post is part of a series on the Latin American pink tide, moderated and edited by Massimiliano Mollona (Goldsmiths, University of London). I still clearly remember Margarita,[1]…


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