Speak Softly And Carry A Referendum

Chavez rallies voters again--this time, against corrupt unions

For a peaceful revolution, there sure have been a lot of casualties. Opposition political parties, the Supreme Court, Congress, and the constitution--all have fallen victim to President Hugo Chavez' crusade to rid Venezuela of corruption and cronyism. The former paratrooper's weapon of choice is not the rifle but the referendum. Now, Chavez is aiming it at the country's labor unions.

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