2018 August SU:P Newsletter (Vol.40)

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1. Understanding Africa Part II: From Colonialism to Neocolonialism
We seldom hear about modern Africa from an African perspective. As part of his second of three parts in “Understanding Africa,” a Kenyan organizer writes about how a changing global order after World War II and African people’s collaboration and resistance shaped modern Africa. (read)

2. Venezuela Fights On! Part I
Much of the international media coverage of Venezuela’s migration and recent revaluation of the currency paint it as a humanitarian disaster. Not only is this coverage one-sided, stripped of historical, political, and economic context, but it also fails to mention the support and struggle of the tens of millions ardently fighting to advance 21st Century Socialism. ISC Solidarity Correspondent Jeanette Charles of Venezuelanalysis shares her insights, experiences, and observations about Venezuela’s current situation. Part 1 covers the migration of Venezuelans and the Maduro Administration’s economic measures (including the currency revaluation). Part 2 goes further back to the presidential assassination attempt and electoral victory. (read)