Fear and Uncertainty as Bolivians Take to the Polls in First Election since U.S. Sponsored Coup
On Sunday, Bolivia will hold its first elections since the coup last November. Right-wing realignments make a second round of voting more likely. The conciliatory policy of the MAS weakens and demoralizes those who want to fight, and it strengthens right-wing objectives. We must prepare the workers and the people to independently organize and mobilize.
Javo FerreiraOctober 16, 2020
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 CozzarelliSeptember 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 RunaJuly 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 CozzarelliJuly 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.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJuly 11, 2020
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.
La Izquierda Diario VenezuelaMay 9, 2020
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 VoiceMay 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 FreemanApril 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 SolerFebruary 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.
La Izquierda Diario BoliviaJanuary 22, 2020