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Trump Wants to Steal the Election. Biden Won’t Stop Him, but the Working Class Can

Trump wants to steal the election using the undemocratic mechanisms enshrined in law. Voting for Joe Biden and the Democrats won’t stop him. We need a mass movement to count all the votes, against the electoral college, and for democratic rights. 

Tatiana Cozzarelli

September 25, 2020

Massive Assembly in Bolivia Calls for General Strike Against Election Postponement by Coup Government

A march of thousands of people to Ceja de El Alto in Bolivia culminated in a massive assembly to demand that the general election take place September 6 as originally planned. A large coalition of working class sectors resolved to go on an indefinite general strike until the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) lifts the coup's government's new postponement of the elections.

Juana Runa

July 30, 2020

“We Will Coup Whoever We Want”: Elon Musk Loves Imperialism

Last Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk provocatively tweeted his support for last year’s coup in Bolivia. The tweet reveals the capitalist motivations behind imperialist aggression.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

July 28, 2020

Bolivia’s Coup Leader Jeanine Áñez Has Coronavirus

Jeanine Áñez announced on Twitter that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. The country is in the midst of a huge health crisis as a result of the pandemic and severely lacks the infrastructure to handle it.

The Arrogant Imperialist: The United States Demands American Mercenaries Release After Failed Coup Attempt

In the afternoon of Wednesday, Mike Pompeo threatened  to use "all means" to repatriate mercenaries who entered Venezuela as part of the U.S. company SilverCorp and were captured in the failed military action on the country's coasts.

Violeta Tamayo: “Against the Coup in Bolivia, the Working Class Will Find a Way Out of the Crisis”

As part of the Trotskyist Fraction’s international rally this May Day, Violeta Tamayo, a member of the Revolutionary Workers League of Bolivia, explains how the right-wing coup against Evo Morales has exacerbated the coronavirus crisis and increased repression against the working class and oppressed sectors. She speaks about the brave resistance of Bolivia’s working class and women’s movement in the face of immense repression and persecution.

Left Voice

May 7, 2020

The U.S. Is Using Coronavirus to Push Regime Change in Venezuela

In the midst of the global crisis opened up by the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has redoubled its efforts to overthrow Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. It is dangling the lifting of devastating sanctions and offering foreign aid in exchange for Maduro’s ouster. We must demand that all sanctions be lifted unequivocally and denounce all U.S. military interference in the region.

Madeleine Freeman

April 5, 2020

Iran 1953: How the CIA Orchestrated an Imperialist Coup

The U.S. has a long history of imperialist intervention in Iran. What role did it play in the 1953 coup that overthrew Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh?

Salvador Soler

February 19, 2020

The Right Wing Advances in Militarized Bolivia

Thousands of military and police are controlling the streets of Bolivia in preparation for mobilizations on January 22, the anniversary of the Bolivian constitution and the date on which Evo Morales would have finished his term as President.