Desperate Anti-Communist Media Crows About “Red Menace” of Venezuela

Under the socialist government of Venezuela, extreme poverty has been reduced by 70%. They enjoy free healthcare and education, while in the U.S student debt has tripled in the last 10 years.

It would be predictable that Fox News would climb on its anti-communist hobbyhorse and denounce the “Red Menace”. But as this article shows, the press is a unified monolith from CNN to the New York Times.

Read in Al Jazeera

About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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