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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.

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.

Venezuelan Workers Fight the Coup Attempt and Maduro’s Austerity Measures

On May 10, 150 Venezuelan workers representing trade unions from all over the country met in Caracas with the goal of organizing a working-class opposition against imperialism, Juan Guaidó’s coup attempt and President Nicolás Maduro’s austerity measures.

Left Voice

May 28, 2019

AOC Lines Up with Pelosi, Bolton and Trump in Support of Coup Attempt in Venezuela

The coup attempt in Venezuela, orchestrated by Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton, has been condemned by socialists around the world. "Democratic socialist" congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, however, is siding with Republican and Democratic Parties in support of U.S. imperialism.

Nathaniel Flakin

May 6, 2019

Lula’s Proscription, Judiciary Power and the Meaning of Democracy

Those on the left who refuse to defend Lula’s right to run for president are failing not only to act as good revolutionary socialists, but even as consistent democrats.

Emilio Albamonte

September 12, 2018

Tillerson Hints Venezuelan Military Should Topple Maduro

The interference of U.S. imperialism in Venezuela took a leap forward with the statements of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who suggested the Venezuelan military take action against Maduro’s government.

A Coup and the Aftermath

On August 31, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff of the Partido dos Trabalhadores (Workers Party) was impeached by the Senate- 61 votes in favor and 20 against. With that vote the Congress swept away the democratic votes of millions.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

September 12, 2016

Failed Coup: A Springboard to Bonapartism

On July 15, the world watched as an attempted military coup against President Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) took place in Turkey. The putschists’ eventual surrender does not in any way signify an end to the permanent crisis of Erdoğan regime.

Baran Serhad

August 9, 2016