Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tag: Bolivia

The Organization of American States is eroding faith in democracy

Under its pro-Trump secretary general, a politicized OAS has botched electoral missions across the hemisphere — and even precipitated a coup.

“They’re killing us like dogs” – A massacre in Bolivia and...

Writing this dispatch from Bolivia, the conflict here is spiraling out of control and I fear it will only get worse.

A return to feudalism? The aftermath of Bolivia’s coup

This coup is a disaster, and besides Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, no major North American politician has pushed back against it.

When an elected government falls in South America, as in Bolivia...

History shows us that U.S. antipathy towards independent progressive leaders generally results in U.S.-sponsored subversion and military coups.

Calling for an ‘end to violence,’ Bernie Sanders becomes first 2020...

“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.”

Indigenous organization demand action to halt the destruction of the Amazon

Devastating wild fires have destroyed nearly 1 million hectares in Bolivia.

Why Bolivian indigenous movements draw their power from oral history

Despite defeats both political and economic, despite everything, the “ayllus” endure.

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Using the global pandemic, EPA indefinitely suspends environmental protection laws

Usually, companies are required to report the levels of pollution they release into the air or water to hold them accountable and to avoid over polluting.

Media silent as poll workers contract COVID-19 at primaries that DNC, Biden campaign claimed...

And instead of reporting on this urgent story, the media have enabled this dangerous behavior.

Does recklessly killing citizens endanger Trump re-election?

The question for the next six months: Will the damage from Trump’s past, present and future crimes against humanity make him less electable?

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.

Trump’s mass negligent homicide doesn’t let democratic leaders off the hook

Looking ahead, the postponements of primaries in some states may give enough time to implement widespread voting by mail.