Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: Bolivia

“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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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?