The Regressive Economic Policies Of Bolivia’s Coup Government

By Jake Johnston, Joe Sammut, Mark Weisbrot, and Miguel Carvalho, Center For Economic and Policy Research. -

This paper looks at the economy of Bolivia during the de facto government that took power following a military coup in November of 2019 and that ruled for one year. The coup overthrew a [...]

President Zelensky Says Ukraine ‘Ready’ For War With Russia

By Jason Melanovski and Clara Weiss, WSWS. -

Amid mounting tensions in the Black Sea region, President Volodymyr Zelensky declared on Tuesday night that Ukraine is “ready” for war with Russia. He warned that the country would “stand to the [...]

I Entered My Country’s House Of Justice And Found A Snake Charmer’s Temple

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On a Sunday night on 21 March 2021, gunmen stopped Juan Carlos Cerros Escalante (age 41) as he walked from this mother’s home to his own in the village of Nueva Granada near San Antonio de Cortés [...]

Despite US’ Dirty Tricks, Bolivia Is Finding A Way To Stay Independent

By Vijay Prashad, Peoples Dispatch. -

Sentiments in Bolivia for and against the coup d’etat of November 2019 are predictably along class lines. Those from more affluent sections felt that the socialist policies of the government of [...]

Nicaragua And The Western Human Rights Industry

By Stephen Sefton, Tortilla con Sal. -

Every area of reporting has become increasingly shaped by corporate funding either directly or else indirectly, via government bodies strongly under corporate influence. The Western intellectual [...]

Western Media: Prosecuting Coup Leaders Is Worse Than Leading A Coup

By Joe Emersberger, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

One can imagine an editor of the London-based Guardian (3/17/21) shaking her head sadly as she typed the headline: “Cycle of Retribution Takes Bolivia’s Ex-President From Palace to Prison Cell.”  [...]

Former Interim President Jeanine Añez Arrested In Bolivia

By Sputnik News. -

The Bolivian government announced on Saturday the arrest of Jeanine Áñez, who will be prosecuted for the overthrow of Evo Morales in November 2019, in an action described by the former president [...]

Bolivia: Right Wing Threatens The Recovery Of Democracy

By Francisco Dominguez, Alba Granada North Africa. -

After a full year of racist and repressive horror perpetrated by a de facto government resulting from a coup, the people of Bolivia went to the polls on October 18, 2020 and stunned their own [...]

Coup-Supporting Academics Spread Lies To Censor The Grayzone

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

A collection of coup-supporting academics are lobbying to censor The Grayzone’s factual journalism exposing Ecuador’s presidential candidate Yaku Pérez. Pérez is a self-declared environmentalist [...]

Lessons From The November 2019 U.S.-Backed Coup In Bolivia

By Natalia Schuurman, Alliance for Global Justice. -

In October of 2020, the Movement Towards Socialism (acronymed MAS in Spanish) returned to power 11 months after the U.S.-backed far-right coup regime of Jeanine Áñez ousted Evo Morales and his [...]

Open Society Tries To Stage A Counterrevolution In Cuba

By Javier Gómez Sánchez, Popular Resistance. -

On November 28, 2020 Cuban Television abruptly ended the Cuban State media’s reluctance to publicly expose the U.S. attempts to fund and organize a new counterrevolution to bring about a soft [...]

Biden Appoints Chief Ukraine Coup-Plotter Victoria Nuland

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Describing it as “one of the darkest days in American history,” President-elect Joe Biden denounced Wednesday’s spectacular assault on the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. as a coup attempt [...]

How Bolivia Beat A Military Coup

By Ollie Vargas, Double Down News. -

The return of Evo Morales was possibly the most important moment in Bolivian history. This time last year, far-right protesters kidnapped Patricia Arce, the mayor of a small town called Vinto. [...]

Bolivia: New Arrest Warrants For Añez Regime’s Top Officials

By Telesur English. -

The Bolivian Attorney General's Office issued warrants for the arrest of Victor Zamora and Marcel Rivas for the crimes of corruption and political persecution. They were part of the coup-born [...]

Crying Wolf On Election Fraud Is OK At NYT

By Alan Macleod, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

President Donald Trump’s categorical refusal to accept what seems like an inevitable and increasingly crushing election loss has many in media rightly worried about the political repercussions of [...]