Category: Bolivia

Ken Livingstone: Bolivia shows us what is possible

Bolivia’s rapid social progress under a left-wing government and ability to suffer a right-wing coup then overcome it through mass mobilisation is a source of hope and optimism for the international left

Ben Dangl: On rituals and revolutions in the mines of Bolivia

The rituals and celebrations of Bolivia’s miners created spaces for radical organizing and helped build solidarity during the 1952 National Revolution

Nan McCurdy: Evo Morales Denounces New U.S.-Led Operation Condor

Bolivian President Morales has suggested that the 2019 coup directed against him is part of a new U.S. Plan Condor—whose aim is to rollback the renewed left-wing ascendancy in South America

Laurence Blair: Bolivian Ex-Minister of Defense Plotted a Second Coup Using U.S. Mercenaries

Leaked phone recordings and emails reveal a top official was prepared to use foreign troops to block Bolivia’s left-wing MAS party from returning to power

Vijay Prashad: Despite US dirty tricks, Bolivia is finding a way to stay independent

The arrest of Jeanine Áñez, head of Bolivia’s erstwhile coup regime, is a vindication of the struggles of the Bolivian people

Joe Emersberger: To Western Media, Prosecuting Bolivian Coup Leaders Is Worse Than Leading a Coup

Removing the threat of US -backed coups from the world will involve a constant struggle against Western media and the sources they present to us as reliable

Nicole Fabricant: A New Beginning for Bolivia

Nicole Fabricant says Bolivia’s new president Luis Arce faces a neo-fascistic right while negotiating a new relationship with the country’s social movements that fragmented under his mentor, Evo Morales

Francesca Emanuele: The truth wins out

A look at the recent attacks on Bolivia’s Movement for Socialism – and how the country’s voters were ultimately undeterred by disinformation tactics

Mark Weisbrot: A Tale of Two Elections: U.S. and Bolivia

Just over a year ago, a similar effort was launched in Bolivia, and it actually prevailed. The country’s democratically elected president, Evo Morales, was toppled three weeks after the October 20 vote

Tom Phillips: ‘We’re in Power Now’: Evo Morales Makes Gleeful Return to Town He Fled

Tens of thousands of supporters greet Bolivian ex-president during his triumphant return to Chimoré

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