How middle class Bolivia learned to stop worrying and love the coup

In and around La Paz, middle class Bolivians have fallen under the spell of the junta’s propaganda campaign against Evo and his supporters. And with a presidential election looming, the country’s elites are battling for power.

By Wyatt Reed

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Ukrainian neo-Nazis flock to the Hong Kong protest movement

Ukrainian fascists who previously fought in a US-backed neo-Nazi militia joined the anti-China protests in Hong Kong, sharing their tactics and showing off their tattoos.

By Ben Norton

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Plan Cóndor 2.0: Tras el golpe en Bolivia, Trump declara a Nicaragua ‘amenaza a su seguridad nacional’ y apunta hacia México

Luego de presidir el golpe en Bolivia, los Estados Unidos declararon a Nicaragua como una “amenaza a la seguridad nacional” anunciando nuevas sanciones, al mismo tiempo que Trump designó a los carteles del narcotráfico en México como “terroristas” sin descartar una intervención militar.

Por Ben Norton

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Technocracy now: The US is working to turn Lebanon’s anti-corruption protests against Hezbollah

While Lebanon’s protests remain focused on the economy and widespread corruption, Washington is increasingly determined to exploit the movement as a geopolitical weapon in the region.

By Rania Khalek

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Abby Martin: Gaza’s fight for freedom needs global solidarity

The Empire Files’ Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss their new documentary “Gaza Fights For Freedom,” a vivid account of the Great March of Return against the Israeli siege of Gaza, and the urgency of global solidarity with the Palestinian struggle.

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Operation Condor 2.0: After Bolivia coup, Trump dubs Nicaragua ‘national security threat’ and targets Mexico

After presiding over a far-right coup in Bolivia, the US dubbed Nicaragua a “national security threat” and announced new sanctions, while Trump designated drug cartels in Mexico as “terrorists” and refused to rule out military intervention.

By Ben Norton

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Con el golpe derechista en Bolivia casi concluido, la junta ahora está persiguiendo a los últimos disidentes que quedan

El día de mi entrevista programada con un periodista de izquierda, me enteré que fue desaparecido. Todo opositor abierto de la junta boliviana es un blanco y está sujeto a cargos de sedición.

Por Wyatt Reed

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With the right-wing coup in Bolivia nearly complete, the junta is hunting down the last remaining dissidents

On the day of my scheduled interview with a leftist Bolivian journalist, I learned that he had been disappeared. Every outspoken opponent of the military junta is a target and subjected to charges of sedition.

By Wyatt Reed

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White Helmets Whitewash: founder’s death, OPCW scandal lift mask on al-Qaeda’s ally in Syria

The recent death of White Helmets founder James Le Mesurier, and an unfolding cover-up at the OPCW of an apparently staged chemical weapons incident, has shed new light on the group’s shadowy role in the Syria proxy war.

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Conspirateurs derrière le coup d’état en Bolivie, formés à l’École militaire des Amériques, ont servi d’attachés dans des programmes du FBI

Les commandants de l’armée et de la police boliviennes ont contribué à la préparation du coup d’état et en ont assuré le succès. Ils avaient été formés pour mener des insurrections dans des programmes de formation de la célèbre École militaire des Amériques et du FBI, tous deux appartenant au gouvernement américain.

Par Jeb Sprague

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