Category: Coups

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Leonardo Flores: Trump’s Narcoterrorism Indictment of Maduro Already Backfires

The indictments are another brick in the foundation for a pretext for either a direct U.S. military invasion or a proxy war

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Evo Morales: An Indian out of place

The dramatic events in Bolivia in recent months have followed an imperial script that Latin Americans are becoming more and more familiar with, and which consists in paving the way for the replacing of a democratic government deemed hostile to the interests of the United States

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Medea Benjamin: The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work

Permanently ending this entire U.S. policy of coercive regime change is a political, moral and existential imperative

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Evo Morales: Interview With Bolivia’s Evo Morales

Interview on who was behind this coup, what its motives are, the role played by both the U.S. and Brazil, the use of violence by the right-wing “interim” government against Indigenous protesters and other topics

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Lucas Koerner: How Global North’s Left Media Helped Pave Way for Bolivia Coup

Progressive and alternative media in the Global North have long portrayed Bolivia’s deposed Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) government as repressive, pro-capitalist and anti-environment—all in the name of “left” critique

Forrest Hylton: Bolivia’s Coup Government Is a Far-Right Horror Show

The coup-makers that violently deposed Evo Morales last month haven’t even tried to hide their far-right politics. Racist revanchism, backed by Christian fundamentalism, is now the order of the day in Bolivia

Patrick Lawrence: Now the Interim of US Self-Deception Over Bolivia

To read the mainstream press on what just happened to Evo Morales is to enter a hall of mirrors

Jeff Mackler: Bolivia: Anatomy of a Coup

The Bolivian coup was conceived as a relatively quiet U.S.-supported regime change endeavor in comparison to the overt and monstrous full court failed coup that U.S. imperialism conducted against Venezuela

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Marjorie Cohn: US Is Again Complicit in an Illegal Coup, This Time in Bolivia

Once again, the United States is complicit in an illegal coup d’état in Latin America, this time in Bolivia

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Shamus Cooke: What Bolivia Needs From Bernie

Bernie cannot call himself a socialist if he continues to minimize the actions of socialists abroad

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