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So sad that the unpopular Bolivian coup leaders are getting arrested after getting their fascist asses handed to them in the elections. Bolivia’s former interim president, Jeanine Añez, said Friday that she and several allies face arrest following the issuance of a warrant accusing her of terrorism and sedition in connection with the 2019 ouster […]
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The Bolivian Coup

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On February 28, 2020
Evo Morales made a lot of mistakes in his last year in power in Bolivia, especially seeking to rewrite the Constitution to keep himself in power. But the coup that overthrew him was based upon the law that he had committed electoral fraud. Since the Bolivian right, a band of racists that deeply resent the […]

Evo Morales Resigns

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On November 10, 2019

Evo Morales has resigned in the face of military pressure and protests over his unwillingness to leave office. There are going to be lots of hot takes about this from the left and from the right (and

Condors

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On May 10, 2015

This is a good piece on the problems facing the Andean condor, the world’s second largest bird. Basically, even though condors, like other vultures, do the ecosystem a tremendous amount of servi

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Ochs

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On April 19, 2015
This is a pretty intense story about how Phil Ochs was caught up in the repression of artists and leftists in Latin America in the early 1970s and how closely he came to being disappeared in Bolivia like many other leftists of the time.
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