Chris Gilbert

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

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

Don’t Pray for Venezuela

The Dead and the Quick