African Socialism - An Anarchist Critique by Mbah, Igarlay

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One can indeed make a class-based analysis of contemporary Venezuelan politics and government policy through different objective indicators expressing the historical contest between capital and labour, but it must be kept in mind that the electoral arena does not rigidly reflect the country’s class structure. And the electoral arena has been, and remains, crucial for the Bolivarian revolution. Despite the radical character of the process, it is (primarily and ultimately) elections that have made the pursuit of a transformative political process possible in Venezuela.

This translated into what I call elsewhere a ‘bureaucratic tautology’: census officials established that ‘indigenous territories’ were those 37 38 venezuela reframed in which ‘indigenous communities’ were located, but from the INE’s perspective those communities were only to be found in regions that were previously labelled as regions of ‘traditional occupation’ due to a census tradition based on academically established criteria. In an even better example, the Law of Demarcation and Guarantee of Indigenous Peoples’ Habitat and Lands, passed in 2001, stipulated its scope of application in the following terms: ‘This Law shall be applied in the regions identified as indigenous within national territory, according to the last indigenous census and other reference sources which identify them as such’ (Article 13, my emphasis).

In Chapter 7 I analyze key factors in the national political economy that influence both government approaches to the shaping of indigenous rights and the forms of indigenous collective action introduction that are deployed in the country. The fundamental importance of extractive industries to the national economy cannot be overlooked when analyzing the political arena. It must, of course, be taken into account when understanding government decision-making, but also when appreciating indigenous demands, as I will suggest.

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