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 [...]

‘We Will Coup Whoever We Want’

By Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano,  Globetrotter. -

On July 24, 2020, Tesla’s Elon Musk wrote on Twitter that a second U.S. “government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people.” Someone responded to Musk soon after, “You know [...]

Elon Musk Is Acting Like A Neo-Conquistador For South America’s Lithium

By Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano, Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

Elon Musk, the head of Tesla, wants to build an electric car factory in Brazil. He was supposed to meet Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil, in Miami in early March, but he was too busy; [...]

Global Looter: US To Take Afghanistan’s Minerals To Defray Costs

By Ariyana Love, Middle East Rising. -

The Companies of United States are planning to extract Afghanistan’s enormous reserves of valuable rare earth minerals, Reuters reported after U.S. President Donald Trump met with his Afghan [...]