Writing this dispatch from Bolivia, the conflict here is spiraling out of control and I fear it will only get worse.
This coup is a disaster, and besides Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, no major North American politician has pushed back against it.
History shows us that U.S. antipathy towards independent progressive leaders generally results in U.S.-sponsored subversion and military coups.
“I am very concerned about what appears to be a coup in Bolivia, where the military, after weeks of political unrest, intervened to remove President Evo Morales.”
Devastating wild fires have destroyed nearly 1 million hectares in Bolivia.
Despite defeats both political and economic, despite everything, the “ayllus” endure.