Category: Coups

Boris Kagarlitsky: Eastern Ukraine People’s Republics Between Militias and Oligarchs

The war between the Ukraine government and the republics of Novorossiya [New Russia] is gradually taking on the character of a positional stand-off

Medea Benjamin: One Year After Egypt’s Rab’a Massacre

US still funding repression

Juan Cole: Iraq: Is al-Maliki Preparing to Make a Coup?

Al-Maliki appears to have calculated that now is the time to shoe-horn himself into power

Maurice Lemoine: Latin American Coups Upgraded

People mostly remember the attempted coup of April 2002, but the struggle in Venezuela has been continuous

Steve Ellner: Protest and Destabilization in Venezuela

The difference between the violent and non-violent right is smaller than you may think

MINCI: Venezuelan Opposition’s Messages Reveal Plot to “Annihilate”

The conspiracy plot in Venezuela against the constitutional government of Nicolás Maduro has been underway since February 12

Walden Bello: Class War: Thailand’s Military Coup

Outnumbered by the country’s rural voters, Thailand’s once vibrantly democratic urban middle class has embraced an elitist, antidemocratic agenda

Giles Ji Ungpakorn: Thailand: Growing Resistance To Coup Smashes Political Myths

The most striking thing about the latest coup d’etat in Thailand is the speed and size of the anti-coup protests

Ewan Robertson: Opposition University Strike Coincides with Fresh Violence in Venezuela

Pro-opposition university authorities and lecturers largely closed 18 of the country’s 61 universities on Thursday

Giles Ji Ungpakorn: Thailand: Smells like a Coup

Thai army general Prayut Chanocha declared martial law without consulting the caretaker government or any other elected representatives

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