Bolivia: the Danger of Neoliberalism With Fascist Characteristics 

A relevant article by Thierry Meyssan has been published that reveals the deep historical fascist/catholic links leading up to the coup in Bolivia and the danger that may lie ahead as a result. It is important to be aware of this in order to provide informed solidarity with the people of Bolivia and a sharper More

Source: Bolivia: the Danger of Neoliberalism With Fascist Characteristics – CounterPunch.org

‘Nothing But Disdain for Democracy’: Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, and Pressley Join Letter Condemning Trump for Fueling Crisis in Bolivia 

“Rather than supporting a military coup, our government should make it clear that the unconstitutional removal of an elected president is unacceptable.”

Source: ‘Nothing But Disdain for Democracy’: Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, and Pressley Join Letter Condemning Trump for Fueling Crisis in Bolivia | Common Dreams News

still another lost opportunity…//Evo Morales Finally Went Too Far for Bolivia – (saith that organ of the booerzhwoiZ) The Atlantic

The articles on bolivia from the left have apparently not gotten the situation straight, at least according to the atlantic (gasp!#). I fear that the left suffers from its own disinformation, and the question of what is really going on in bolivia is up in the air. We might take this article at face value, factual, for the sake of discussion ( a previous post today discussed the issue of revolutions in another article, with a lot on the revolution in Bolivia; Revolutions in Action). As far as I can make out, neither venezuela nor bolivia has had a revolution, in the sense of socialism/communism. It is well to review ‘revolutions’ in bolivia via, say, wikipedia, to put the immense amounts of attempted change (revolution?) in perspective throughout the twentieth century. Imperialism has been a terrible foe, but at the same time, the current bolivian situation looks to be still another lost opportunity for…what, revolution?! The atlantic article brings in fukuyama, usefully, and we examine the issue of democracy betrayed, evidently, and defended and the whole question of the left…etc…We will adjourn to our basic viewpoint at once:
noone in all these slogan-revolutions had any plan of action, and in bolivia the pseudo-revolution ends without democratic frames, or at least some ambiguities. As we have said many times: the revolution must remorph liberalism into communism with democracy, and communism into liberalism, with democracy. Continue reading “still another lost opportunity…//Evo Morales Finally Went Too Far for Bolivia – (saith that organ of the booerzhwoiZ) The Atlantic”