A Poll Tax By any Other Name

By Dana Sweeney, Facing South. -

Robert Peoples remembers when African Americans won the right to vote in Alabama back in 1965. Though he was only 13 years old at the time, he had grown up in Mobile with a front-row seat to [...]

The Black Caucus And The Dictatorship Of (White) Capital

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

What makes the U.S. “chattering classes” so worthless is their refusal to talk about anything except those subjects that are approved for public discourse by the Lords of Capital, as certified by [...]

Nicaragua Targeted For US Overthrow In 2020-21

By S. Brian Willson, Popular Resistance. -

The US has launched a brazen, criminal and arrogant plan to overthrow Nicaragua’s government. A well orchestrated plan financed by the United States to launch a coup d'état in Nicaragua over the [...]

Are Russia And US Different When It Comes To Election Meddling?

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

On this week’s installment of “Scheer Intelligence,” Robert Scheer challenges guest David Shimer on the fundamental conclusions of his new book, “Rigged: America, Russia and 100 Years of Covert [...]

Bolivians Reject Postponement Of Elections With Massive Mobilizations

By People's Dispatch. -

Organizations and trade unions from diverse sectors in Bolivia joined the call to mobilize today, on July 28, against the postponement of the general elections in Bolivia. The call for nationwide [...]

Bolivia: ‘Beyond The Elections We have To Recover The State’

By Carlos Aznarez, Resumen English. -

Beyond the elections, we have to regain the State. This is a more general conflict and no work is being done in that direction. We have been stripped of all the mechanisms that the state has to [...]

Bolivia’s Ongoing Coup

By Oliver Vargas , Tribune Magazine. -

When the Bolivian government’s electoral authorities nervously announced to the nation that elections were to be suspended for the third time in four months, the fear instilled in many seemed to [...]

America’s Terminal Decline

By Finian Cunningham, Sputnik. -

President Trump’s U-turn admission on the coronavirus pandemic, acknowledging that it’s going to get worse before it gets better, could be applied to the general condition of American politics. [...]

Bolivia At The Gates Of An Electoral And Political-Military Coup D’état

By Katu Arkonada, Resumen English. -

Once the coup d’état was consummated in November, a series of devices were put in place in Bolivia aimed at legitimizing a coup president who came to power in an unconstitutional manner and [...]

Bolivians Take To The Streets Against The Añez Government

By Telesur English. -

Bolivia's Workers Central (COB) Tuesday called for tens of thousands of people to hold a mass protest in several cities against the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez. "The Bolivian people, [...]

Bolivian Polls Show Socialist Candidate To Win Elections In First Round

By Telesur English. -

The U.S.-backed, interim president Jeanine Añez only has 13 percent of the voting intention. The Latin America Strategic Center for Geopolitics (CELAG) Tuesday published the results of a [...]

Bolivia: Añez Wants To Jail The Favored Candidate In The Coming Elections

By Ernesto Reyes, Resumen English. -

Bolivia’s de facto president, Jeanine Añez, is losing more and more of her mask obscuring democracy that, with the complicity of the United States and the European Union, she had to put on to [...]

Building Power To Win Is The Revolutionary Approach To Bourgeois Electoralism

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The great African revolutionary, Amilcar Cabral, reminded us that without revolutionary theory there can be no revolution.  His reminder was not a call for abstract theorizing, quite the [...]

The Rich Are Defunding Our Democracy

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org. -

How can you tell if you’re living in a democracy? The answer can get rather complicated. Simple yardsticks can often confuse more than clarify. Take the notion that you have democracies where [...]

Elections, A New Leadership And BDS Are Pivotal For Palestine

By Yvonne Ridley, Middle East Monitor. -

Ever since President Donald Trump blundered blindly into the Middle East with his woefully inexperienced team of advisors, US foreign policy has swung wildly out of control. Predictably, it has [...]