Shows featuring James Petras

  • Tens of Thousands Protest Chavez Proposals, Is CIA Fomenting Unrest to Challenge Referendum? Nochavezweb
    In Venezuela, tens of thousands of protesters marched through Caracas Thursday to oppose constitutional changes proposed by President Chavez that come to a vote on Sunday. Citing a confidential memo, the Venezuelan government is claiming the CIA is fomenting unrest to challenge the referendum. [includes rush transcript]
    November 30, 2007 | Story
  • Do Chavez’s New Decree Powers Undermine Venezuelan Democracy? A Debate Chavez2-02-07
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced on Thursday that his government would move toward nationalizing major parts of the country’s oil industry. The announcement came just one day after the Venezuelan National Assembly agreed to Chavez’s request that he be allowed to rule by decree for the next 18 months. Since being re-elected in December with 63 percent of the vote, Chavez...
    February 02, 2007 | Story
  • Danish Newspaper At Heart of Controversy Rejected Drawings Lampooning Jesus Christ Cartoonnewspaper2
    Jyllands-Posten, the Danish newspaper at the heart of the cartoon controversy, has staunchly defended its decision to run the images, which included depictions of the prophet Mohammed with a bomb. On Monday, the Guardian of London revealed the newspaper refused to run drawings lampooning Jesus Christ. We take a look at Jyllands-Posten with Brandeis University professor Jytte Klausen. [include...
    February 09, 2006 | Story