Chris Gilbert

Chris Gilbert is professor of political science in the Universidad Bolivariana de Venezuela.

How to be on the Right Side of History in a Semi-Fascist State

Venezuelan Migrants: Survivors from a Passenger Ship That You Sunk

A Milestone: Venezuela’s Communard Union Stages Its Foundational Congress

Back to the Future: The Long Roots of Venezuela’s Communal Tradition

Squid Game, Capitalist Game

Where is Socialism in Venezuela? Lessons from the Cultural Revolution

Venezuela: And Yet It Moves

An Unannounced Rupture in Venezuelan Politics

Covid and Democracy, a Turning Point?

How the Left Got Where It Is in Venezuela

The Spanish State’s “Nationalization” of Clinics Resembles Privatization

Infected with Passivity: Letter from Catalonia

Letter From Catalonia: Alarming Measures

Forward! A Week of Protest in Catalonia

Defending Venezuela: Two Approaches

Venezuela’s 23F: A Collective Victory for a Collective Future

Biplav’s Communist Party of Nepal on the Move: Dispatch by a Far-Flung Bolivarian

Meeting Comrade Pasang, Nepal’s Vice President

In the Wake of Nepal’s Incomplete Revolution: Dispatch by a Far-Flung Bolivarian 

How to Reactivate Chavismo

Venezuela’s Embarrassment of Riches? Socialism is Not in a Race Against Capitalism

Chavist vs. Chavist: Class Struggle on the Rise Following Venezuela’s Local Elections

Mutant October: Learning from the Rough Beast of Revolution

Strange Fruit: Venezuela has an Opposition that Nobody Should Support

The Chávez Hypothesis: Vicissitudes of a Strategic Project

History Repeats Itself? Venezuela’s New Constituent Assembly

Twilight of the Idols: Venezuela’s National Assembly Goes Belly Up

Demo Derby in Venezuela: The Left’s New Freewheeling Politics

Corruption in Latin American Governments

Venezuela Today: This Must Be Progress

Three Years of Maduro: Venezuelan Power Plays or Popular Power?

Economism in Venezuela: Theory and Practice

Chavism Loses a Battle: Can It Recover and Rectify?

“Why Socialism?” Revisited: Reflections Inspired by Einstein’s Article

The Search for a Political Practice: Venezuela 2000-2015

Time for Socialism: the Perils of Fortune-Tellers

What Is Wrong in Baltimore?

The Americas Summit on the Border of an Imperialist Abyss

Sea-Change in Venezuela

Sabino Romero: an Indigenous Leader Who Kept His Eyes on the Prize

The Coup d’Etat Attempt in Venezuela

The Unhappiness of Charlie Hebdo

Fracturing Reality

The Cuban Light Brigade

The Aesthetics of a Permanent State of Exception

Learning From Las Europeas

Let a Hundred Schools Contend

Venezuela’s Crossroads Lies in the Past

Garcia Marquez is Gone, But Not the World He Described

Way Down in Venezuela, Capital Won’t Let the People Go