Bolivia: Class Struggle and Strategic Positions
The confrontations in Bolivia since the recent coup raise the issue of how the working class can best mount its resistance. Just as history has always shown, targeting the strategic positions workers hold in production, services, and transport likely is the key—and offers the potential to unlock a more profound, revolutionary path.
Matías MaielloDecember 2, 2019
This Thanksgiving, Don’t Celebrate Colonizers. Celebrate Indigenous Resistance.
The people of Chile, Colombia, and Bolivia are taking to the streets to protest austerity, state violence, and right-wing coups. Indigenous communities are at the forefront of these struggles. This Thanksgiving, let’s honor the resistance and strength of indigenous people in the U.S. and around the world who continue to fight against centuries of colonial discrimination, exploitation, and violence.
Tatiana CozzarelliNovember 28, 2019
Bolivian Military Tear Gas Funeral March for Slain Protesters
As the body count rises in El Alto, police forces continue to repress the indigenous population that has refused to acknowledge the racist coup government. 8 people protesting the right-wing coup were killed by police repression on Tuesday. On Thursday, the Bolivian military tear-gassed their funeral procession.
La Izquierda Diario BoliviaNovember 22, 2019
As Bullets Rain Down on Protesters, Bolivia’s Armed Forces Are Granted Full Immunity
On November 15th, Bolivia’s self-proclaimed right-wing transitional government approved a decree that allows the armed forces full license to suppress anti-coup demonstrations. They will be exempt from criminal responsibility for any measures they take to restore order to Bolivia’s streets, including using live ammunition against protesters.
La Izquierda Diario BoliviaNovember 20, 2019
Trotskyist Rally in Buenos Aires Expresses Solidarity with the Rebellion in Chile and the Resistance in Bolivia
On Saturday, the Party of Socialist Workers (PTS) in Argentina held an internationalist rally in an indoor soccer stadium. Thousands of people listened to speeches from revolutionary leaders from Chile, Bolivia, and Argentina.
Nathaniel FlakinNovember 18, 2019
Indigenous Workers Build Self Defense Committees, Fight Bolivia’s Coup
After weeks of increasing right-wing protests, the Bolivian military demanded on Sunday that President Evo Morales resign. The protests had reached a fever pitch, with the police joining the side of the right-wing in the streets demanding the president’s ouster. After the police, the military and the Organization of American States (OAS) united against Morales, […]
Tatiana CozzarelliNovember 13, 2019