Bolivia Coup Led By Christian Fascist Paramilitary Leader And Millionaire – With Foreign Support

By Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton, -

When Luis Fernando Camacho stormed into Bolivia’s abandoned presidential palace in the hours after President Evo Morales’s sudden November 10 resignation, he revealed to the world a side of the [...]

US Media Claims Coup In Bolivia Was Not A Coup

By Alan McLeod, -

Army generals appearing on television to demand the resignation and arrest of an elected civilian head of state seems like a textbook example of a coup. And yet that is certainly not how [...]

Released Lula In For Greatest Fight Of His Life

By Pepe Escobar, -

He’s back. With a bang. Only two days after his release from a federal prison in Curitiba, southern Brazil, following a narrow 6×5 decision by the Supreme Court, former President Luis Inacio Lula [...]

No Evidence That Bolivian Election Results Were Affected By Irregularities Or Fraud, Statistical Analysis Shows

By Staff, -

Washington, DC ― Statistical analysis of election returns and tally sheets from Bolivia’s October 20 elections shows no evidence that irregularities or fraud affected the official result that [...]

Fighting Voter Purges Across The South

By Benjamin Barber, -

Despite research documenting the serious problems they present for voting rights, aggressive purges of the voting rolls continue to be proposed in advance of the 2020 elections, with some of them [...]

Social And Economic Woes Weigh Heavily On Algeria’s Future

By Khelaf Benhadda, -

The last eight months have seen the rise of a protest movement without precedent in the history of Algeria. Millions of citizens have taken to the streets, since February 2019, [...]

Bolivia: The Right Hastens The Coup Against Evo Morales

By Marco Teruggi,  Pagina 12, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Bolivia has entered the final moments before an outcome of a complex sequence of events. The possibility of reaching an agreement has been buried after the right ignored the call made by [...]

Evo Morales Resigns In The Face Of Fascist Attacks

By Staff, Resumen Latinoamericano, translation North America bureau -

The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has announced his resignation from office after opposition groups, who do not want to recognize the election results of last October 20, launched a wave of [...]

Ecuador: More Uprisings Ahead As Moreno Fails To Listen To The People

By Juan Manuel Boccacci,  Pagina 12, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno seems to be determined to not listen to the claims being demanded across the country that began only 20 days ago. Revoking Decree 883, which eliminated fuel [...]

Chilean Opposition Demands Referendum To Solve Crisis

By Aldo Anfossi,  La Jornada, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Three opposition parties —Radical, Democracy, and Socialist— demanded that the Sebastian Piñera Administration call for a constituent referendum as a starting point to find a solution to the [...]

Rochester Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Police Accountability Board

By Staff, -

City of Rochester voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the creation of Police Accountability Board, setting the stage for a legal challenge from the union representing city police. Whether [...]

Group Wins Landmark Case Against Super PACs In Alaska

By  Jacob Wolinsky, -

Today, in a historic ruling, the non-profit group Equal Citizens obtained a judicial ruling that, for the first time since Citizens United, could restore limits on donations to Super PACs and [...]

Bolivian Right-Wing Activates ‘Electoral Fraud’ Contingency Plan Against Morales

By Zoe PC, -

Tensions have been rising in Bolivia following the general elections conducted on October 20. The right-wing opposition has refused to recognize the results which saw president Evo Morales of the [...]

The Enemy Within

By Chris Hedges, -

Our democracy is not in peril—we do not live in a democracy. The image of our democracy is in peril. The deep state—the generals, bankers, corporatists, lobbyists, intelligence chiefs, government [...]

Largest Sentence Commutation In US History: Nearly 500 Inmates Walk Free After Oklahoma Voters Demand Reform

By Julia Conley, -

Oklahoma voters' approval of a referendum in 2016 allowed for nearly 500 inmates to walk free on Monday from the state's massive prison system—the largest single-day commutation in U.S. history. [...]