Bolivian Coupers Stalk International Election Observers

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Santa Cruz, Bolivia - Contributors to The Grayzone including Max Blumenthal, Anya Parampil, and Ben Norton traveled from the United States to Bolivia in order to join a delegation of independent [...]

How Ecuador’s Democracy Is Being Suffocated

By Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya, Counterpunch. -

A recent poll showed that if Andrés Arauz Galarza were allowed to run in Ecuador’s presidential election of 2021, he would win in the first round with 45.9 percent of the vote. The pollsters [...]

The Battle For Democracy In Ecuador

By Guillaume Long, Open Democracy. -

Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno and his allies have gone to great lengths to prevent former president Rafael Correa and his political movement from returning to power. In order to achieve [...]

Political Trials And Electoral Bans

By Guillaume Long, Open Democracy. -

Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno and his allies have gone to great lengths to prevent former president Rafael Correa and his political movement from returning to power. In order to achieve [...]

US-Linked PR Firm Ran Fake News Networks For Right-Wing Latin American Regimes

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

A major US PR firm located just a few blocks from the White House has been caught running an industrial grade propaganda operation on social media. The information warfare blitzkrieg relied on [...]

Report: Georgia Wrongfully Purged 200,000 Voters

By Anne Branigin, The Root. -

A seven-year investigation of voter suppression in Georgia has found that the state likely removed 200,000 voters from its rolls who were, in fact, eligible to vote. The voters whose [...]

US Political Scientists Argue Evo Morales Should Be President Of Bolivia

By Vijay Prashad and Manuel Bertoldi, Globetrotter. -

Three political scientists from the United States closely studied allegations of fraud in the Bolivian election of 2019 and found that there was no fraud. These scholars—from the University of [...]

Extreme Right In Venezuela Seeks To Sabotage The Election

By Katu Arkonada, La Jornada. -

In a little more than three months, on December 6, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela. The most extreme wing of the Venezuelan opposition, which forms the so-called G4 (that [...]

For Democracy And Transparency In The Plurinational State Of Bolivia

By Progressive International. -

We are witnessing the systematic destruction of democracy at the hands of the de facto government of Jeanine Añez and its allied forces of repression in the streets, on the highways, and the [...]

Reforms Are Won When Social Movements Inflict Real Costs On The Economic Elite

By Justin Vassallo, Truthout. -

In an interview over email, co-author Kevin A. Young discussed the limits of electoral politics to advance a more egalitarian social contract and the strategies today’s social movements can [...]

Trump’s Venezuela Regime Change Alliance Dwindles To 19 Nations

By Arnold August, Canadian Dimension. -

The US State Department statement is notable because of the dwindling number of allied countries that are now “committed to the restoration of democracy in Venezuela.” What used to be a long list [...]

As Bolivian Regime Delays Elections A Third Time, Media Continue To Ignore Coup

By Bryce Greene, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

After both of the nation’s leading papers admitted that the reason for declaring the October election a fraud was itself a fraud, few have asked the critical questions about why the OAS and the [...]

Bolivia: Political Strike Shuts Down Country

By Michael Otto, Workers.org. -

Once again, a scenario of multiple crises that began with the November coup defines Bolivia’s future. De facto President Jeanine Áñez’s main achievement was to unleash a shameless wave of racist [...]

‘Dialogue’ Called by Añez In Bolivia Failed; New Election Date Set

By Ultimas Noticias. -

After more than five hours of dialogue between the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) and the Bolivian social movements, a consensus was not reached to define a [...]

New Alternative Left Alliance Forms In Venezuela

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis. -

Merida - Two major Venezuelan left-wing parties have announced that they will not be backing government candidates in the upcoming December 6 parliamentary elections. For the first time, [...]