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The Hands Off Venezuela Campaign depends entirely on its supporters and sympathizers for financial support. All proceeds from your purchase from the HOV online store help us build the international HOV campaign (maintain our websites, produce educational material, host public educational and solidarity events, pay for postage, etc.).  You can make a donation to the campaign here.

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Hands Off Venezuela 2.25" Buttons

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Show your opposition to foreign intervention and your support for the people of Venezuela with these full color 2.25" buttons.  Available in large quantities so you can help spread the word about the campaign.

1 for $1.80

5 for $6.00

10 for $10.00

25 for $20.00

50 for $32.00

100 for $60.00

Please add $2 for Non-US orders to cover additional shipping costs

 

Manos Fuera de Venezuela 2.25" Buttons

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Show your opposition to foreign intervention and your support for the people of Venezuela with these full color 2.25" buttons.  Available in large quantities so you can help spread the word about this campaign.

1 for $1.80

5 for $6.00

10 for $10.00

25 for $20.00

50 for $32.00

100 for $60.00

Please add $2 for Non-US orders to cover additional shipping costs

Freteco DVD CoverA new film on the Venezuelan Revolution. Produced by Vive TV in Venezuela, this new documentary on FRETECO explores the movement of occupied factories and workers' control in Venezuela. From the Mitsubishi auto plant to the Inveval valve plant; from the Gotcha T-Shirt factory to the INAF hardware factory, workers young and old, male and female, tell their stories and explain why they came to the realization that demanding nationalization under workers' control is the only way forward. With examples explaining how factory and workers' councils function, the role of the communal councils, and the movement for "trade unionism of a new type," this video provides a living, breathing look at a crucial aspect of the Venezuelan Revolutionary process. DVD format. 40 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles by U.S. HOV.

$10 regular price, $20 solidarity price. Tax-deductible donations of any amount are also appreciated. All proceeds go to help the Hands Off Venezuela Campaign publicize the work of FRETECO in the U.S. and internationally. Available for purchase through wellredusa.com or by sending check or money order to:

HOV
PO Box 4244
St. Paul, MN  55104

DVD: "¡No Volveran!"

No VolveranFrom the makers of the Hands Off Venezuela film 'Solidarity', and the Sanitarios Maracay short film series, comes 'No Volverán - The Venezuelan Revolution Now', an exciting feature length documentary about the Venezuelan Revolution. In this in-depth investigation the film makers take us on a journey through the fervor of the Presidential Elections in December 2006, traveling deep into the shanty towns (barrios), and to several factories under workers' control, to find out why there is a movement to over-through Capitalism, what Socialism of the 21st Century is, and how it is changing people's lives. Community activists show us around their neighborhoods in the barrios to see first hand how difficult life is for the urban poor. Residents tell us how they used to struggle daily against poverty, crime and police brutality. They felt abandoned by previous governments, and when they tried to organise they were often oppressed. But life here has clearly changed. We meet Guadalupe, a member of staff at a new community centre, which was formally a police station and a place of repression. She tells us the amazing story of how the surrounding residents joined together, evicted the police force and occupied the building. After a long struggle, with the help of a revolutionary city mayor, they took it over and converted it into their own radio station with education and training facilities. Oscar Negrin along with other activists explain to us how much of this is now possible due to a new revolutionary form of participatory democracy; that of the Communal Councils.

The film makers also meet the international delegation of Hands Off Venezuela members, and travel with them to several factories including Sanitarios Maracay, a ceramics factory under workers' control. It is here where we embark on a touching journey with these brave workers in their campaign for full nationalisation under workers' control. We attend one of their workers' assemblies, where we learn more about how the workers take decisions, and how they organise collectively. We also learn more about how they were exploited by the old boss, a supporter of the 2002 coup, who is trying to sabotage their attempt to run the factory on their own. Their campaign for full nationalisation is the first of its kind in Venezuela, and requires concerted effort. We follow the workers to Caracas for a dramatic demonstration that marches to parliament and the presidential palace. As it rolls through the smoky streets of Caracas, the demonstration is met by applause from surrounding street-side workers excited by the militancy of the march. It culminates at parliament with a huge crowd of cheering workers that forces members of parliament out to meet Sanitarios Maracay to discuss their campaign. An amazing spectacle.

Following these workers and others, the film takes us on a journey through the politics of past and present. Francisco Rivero, National Director of Ideology of the Movement for Direct Democracy, takes us through the different stages of the revolution, and explains that Socialism of the 21st century is a complete break from many of the previous so-called socialist ideologies. These were run from above by bureaucracies. Socialism of the 21st century is democratic socialism, where political power is transferred to the common people. Here ordinary working people must take over the running of society.

Also covering alternative community run media like CatiaTV, and Radio Negro Primero, through to the social projects called Missions, the film helps us to explain why Venezuela has become a symbol of liberation for those in struggle around the world.

With fantastic footage of the elections, demonstrations and the people and streets of Caracas, the revolution is brought to our screens in a rich tapestry of action and interview that gives us real insight into the process taking place, and the challenges that lie ahead. A must see!

*** $10 from the sale of each DVD sold at solidarity price will be donated to FRETECO
(The Revolutionary Front of Workers in Factories Occupied and under Co-management ***

$10 Donation for No Volveran DVD

$20 Solidarity Donation for No Volveran DVD

DVD: "Venezuela Bolivariana: People and Struggle of the Fourth World War"

A 76-minute documentary by Venezuelan film maker Marcelo Andrade which examines the Venezuelan Revolution as connected to the worldwide movement against capitalist globalization. The main theme is how the Bolivarian Revolution, thanks to its incredible grassroots and networking power, transcends the national frontiers of Venezuela and contributes with concrete alternatives in the fight against neoliberal capitalism. Covering the period from the 1989 "Caracazo" to the April 2002 coup against Chavez and beyond, this is a must-see film. Help support the Hands Off Venezuela Campaign and raise awareness of events in Venezuela through your purchase of this DVD.  Organizing a public showing of this film is the perfect way to form a Hands Off Venezuela solidarity committee in your area. Available for a $10 regular donation, $20 solidarity donation. We often have other Venezuela DVDs available.   Please contact us for more info.

$10 Donation for Ven. Bol. DVD

$20 Donation for Ven. Bol. DVD

 

DVD: "The Old Man and Jesus: Prophets of Rebellion"

"The Old Man and Jesus: Prophets of Rebellion" is a new documentary film by by Venezuelan film maker Marcelo Andrade (of the Calle y Media collective), whose "Venezuela Bolivariana" has opened the eyes of thousands of people to the reality and importance of the Venezuelan Revolution. This 70 minute film offers a unique perspective on the Bolivarian Revolutionary process: it follows the lives of two men who live on the streets of Caracas in the middle of the bosses' oil industry lockout in late 2002. The wisdom of the Old Man and the explosive passion of Jesus give a direct account of the commitment to liberation that grows from the Venezuelan people. This film is a documented-prophecy of the rebellion that minute-to-minute is silently planned below the bridges and sewers of a world that sooner or later will rise for justice.

DVDs bought at the solidarity price will help fund the Calle y Media collective, an integral community production project in La Vega, a barrio of Caracas, that is attempting to create an autonomous community through means of cooperatives and workshops. The group is currently expanding their capacity, starting with video theater, artesano transport, and urban agriculture. Available for a $10 regular donation, $20 solidarity donation. We also have other Venezuela DVDs available.  Please contact us for more info.

$10 Donation for "The Old Man..."

$20 Donation for "The Old Man..."

DVD: "With the Poor of the Earth"

"With the Poor of the World" is a documentary film on Venezuela by the Center for Research into Latin American Popular Memory (MEPLA). This 57 minute film graphically shows the contradiction between the 80 percent of Venezuelans who live in poverty and the vast potential wealth of that country. The ongoing revolutionary process is examined from its beginnings in the 1980s to first anniversary of the April 2002 coup against the democratically elected government of Hugo Chavez Frias. The role of the U.S. government and the media is also highlighted. Through interviews, music, and footage from across the country, the profound social and economic changes taking place in Venezuela come to life, with emphasis on the participation of Venezuela's millions of poor in the revolutionary process. Help support the Hands Off Venezuela Campaign and raise awareness of events in Venezuela through your purchase of this DVD.  Organizing a public showing of this film is the perfect way to form a Hands Off Venezuela solidarity committee in your area. Available for a $10 regular donation, $20 solidarity donation. We also have other Venezuela DVDs available.  Please contact us for more info.

$10 Donation for With the Poor...

$20 Donation for With the Poor...

 

Or you can send a check or money order made out to Hands Off Venezuela to:

Hands Off Venezuela
PO Box 4244
St. Paul, MN  55104

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