Read it here: http://www.countercurrents.org/auken070613.htm
My only problem with this is that it fails to date the accommodation with Washington and capital generally to its origin–the kidnapping [?] of Chavez and his return.
Socialism isn’t a difficult concept: It is the direct assumption of power by the laboring masses, their elimination of capitalism and all other forms of exploitation, and the establishment of a free and egalitarian society. The Bolivarian heads of state–Chavez, Morales, Correa, and now Maduro–are a mirage, a brake on the real socialist movement.
For a terrific discussion of their function for international capital, watch this:http://rfrb.wordpress.com/2013/02/03/lecture-review-some-straight-talk-on-the-bolivarian-revolutions-in-bolivia-ecuador-and-venezuela/