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Work or Wages sign during demonstration

Popular radicalism in the 1930s

At a time when unemployment is skyrocketing in the U.S. and millions of out-of-work Americans have been abandoned by the federal government, it may be of interest to consider how an earlier generation responded to an even greater crisis, the Great Depression (1929-1936).

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Researchers, academics and Andean families are working on strategies to recampesinize food choices. Photo: Ministry of People’s Power for Science and Technology

The strategic aspects of the Great AgroVenezuela Mission

The Great AgroVenezuela Mission was born on January 25, 2011 under the leadership of President Hugo Chávez, and was launched from the Agricultural Social Property Unit “La Productora” in the municipality of Ospino in the state of Portuguesa, with the aim of promoting food security and sovereignty in the country.

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