The Difficulty And Sometimes Violence Of Evacuations

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

Evacuations of American citizens from crisis countries is always difficult and dangerous, as the past fifteen days of evacuation of over 124,000 people from Afghanistan demonstrated.  I know [...]

Peru: A Coup Brewing

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera, Orinoco Tribune. -

The onslaught of the Peruvian right wing against the government of President Pedro Castillo Terrones began long before he was proclaimed president after many delays—it began when his passage to [...]

Coup Leaders, Aung San Suu Kyi Betrayed Democracy In Burma

By Ramzy Baroud, Counterpunch. -

What is taking place in Burma right now is a military coup. There can be no other description for such an unwarranted action as the dismissal of the government by military decree and the [...]

Understanding The Complicated Politics And Geopolitics Of The Coup In Myanmar

By Vijay Prashad, Pressenza. -

On February 1, 2021, Myanmar’s military—known as the Tatmadaw—invoked Article 417 of the 2008 constitution, dismissed State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, and arrested her and other members of her [...]

DOJ Now Says There Was No Plot To Kill Elected Officials

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

The U.S. Justice Department has reversed an earlier assertion in court by prosecutors that protestors who broke into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 had plans to  “capture and assassinate elected [...]

People’s Movement Is Faced With A Serious Threat

By US Peace Council. -

The deep political and social contradictions of the U.S. capitalist system, which were becoming increasingly visible to the people during the past few decades, and had come to the surface with [...]

A New Peru, Struggling To Be Born?

By Daniel Willis, Alborada. -

While November saw two Peruvian presidents removed in a week and the emergence of a grassroots movement to defend democracy, there are no clear answers yet as to who will benefit in the long [...]

Is Peru Witnessing A Parliamentary Coup?

By Zoe PC, People's Dispatch. -

Peruvians have  been taking to the streets to reject the impeachment and removal of Martín Vizcarra from the office of president on Monday, November 9. After a four-hour debate in the Peruvian [...]

Massive Protests In Peru Against ‘Legislative Coup’

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Thousands of Peruvians have taken to the streets this week to protest the interim government of newly appointed President Manuel Merino, a member of Peru's center-right Popular Action Party who [...]

The Bush/Cheney Administration Was Far Worse Than Trump

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. -

That the liberal belief in and fear of a Trump-led fascist dictatorship and violent coup is actually a fantasy — a longing, a desire, a craving — has long been obvious. The Democrats’ own [...]

Bolivia Elections Live Blog

By the Center for Economic Policy and Research. -

Bolivians go to the polls today, Sunday, October 18, in the first general elections since the last democratically elected president, Evo Morales, was forced out in a military coup last November, [...]

Bolivia: Amid New Crisis, Coup Government Seeks To Divide Spoils

By Federico Fuentes, Green Left. -

Just weeks out from the October 18 elections, Bolivia’s coup government is again in crisis following the departure of three key ministers over an unconstitutional attempt to privatise an [...]

Mexico: Leaked Documents Reveal Right-Wing Plan To Overthrow AMLO

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Some of the most powerful forces in Mexico are uniting in a campaign to try to topple the country’s first left-wing president in decades, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. And they apparently have [...]

Brazilian Military Curtails President Bolsonaro’s Power Over COVID19 Dispute

By Emir Sader, Brazil Wire -

Bolsonaro made threats he couldn’t carry out about replacing the Health Minister and reopening commerce. Now he is isolated and everyone has turned on him, as General Villas Boas admits. He’s [...]

The Final Chapter Has Still Not Been Written: Remembering The 2004 Coup In Haiti

By Robert Roth, -

On February 29, 2004, the democratically elected government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti was overthrown by a violent coup.  This was the second U.S.-sponsored coup against a [...]