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Articles by

Mike Gonzalez

Mike Gonzalez is a former professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Glasgow. He is the recent author of Hugo Chávez: Socialist for the 21st Century, published by Pluto Press.

Lessons Earned

May 19

  • Sean Purdy
  • Mike Gonzalez
  • Kristin Ciupa
  • Benjamin Fogel

What have we learned from the Pink Tide’s years in power?

John Berger (1926–2017)

Jan 06

  • Mike Gonzalez

John Berger's revolutionary insistence was that our reality could be seen differently, and altered by our intervention.

Fidel Castro (1926–2016)

Nov 27

  • Mike Gonzalez

Fidel Castro was a towering champion of the oppressed, but we shouldn't ignore the limits of the socialism he helped build.

Redeeming Chávez’s Dream

Jun 02

  • Mike Gonzalez

The Chavista bureaucracy is betraying Chávez's legacy. But the Bolivarian Revolution's movements can carry on the fight.