Abstention and polarisation reflect reality of current conjuncture
Workers in conflict with management over unpaid wages
Workers must take urgent steps to defeat capitalism and the right-wing.
The Venezuelan economy faces runaway inflation, speculation and severe
food shortages. At the same time, capitalist forces are increasingly
emboldened by the growing divisions in the government.
Just over a month since the death of Chavez and with less than a week
till the presidential elections, Venezuelans are experiencing the
highest level of political polarization seen in years.