Declassified UK’s Matt Kennard sits down with the former president of Ecuador who in 2012 granted the WikiLeaks publisher asylum and now lives in political asylum himself.
Tag: Evo Morales
Evo Morales: UK Role in Coup That Ousted Him
Matt Kennard interviews the former president of Bolivia about a range of subjects — including the British-backed coup of 2019, Julian Assange, NATO and transnational corporations — at Morales’ house deep in the Amazon rainforest.
Multinationals or Mother Earth
The Global North has already taken the planet to the threshold of annihilation before countries of the Global South have been able to attain basic needs, writes Vijay Prashad.
Manufacturing Consent for War
The targets of Washington’s bullets have been leaders who tried to assert their nation’s economic sovereignty, writes Jeremy Kuzmarov in this review of a new book by Vijay Prashad.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Talk of Another Pink Tide
Expect an orgy of U.S. subterfuge. If there’s one thing Washington cannot abide more than a working social democracy, it’s a working social democracy in Latin America.
NYT Finally Gets Around to Reporting OAS Fraud Election Claims in Bolivia Were Bogus
The Times only covered the problems with the OAS analysis after a study from three independent researchers found flawed data and analysis.
Anti-Trump-Themed DC Restaurant Owned by Lobbyists for Right-Wing Coup Leaders
Wealthy Latin American regime-change hitmen exploited immigrant rights, international food and a pliant media to rebrand themselves as social justice heroes, Alex Rubinstein reports.
Those Who Search for Dawn Don’t Fear the Night
There is little that divides Modi’s fascistic Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and his Vishwa Hindu Parishad from the piety movements of Tablighi Jamaat (with its millions of Muslim followers) and these neo-Pentecostal formations in Latin America, says Vijay Prashad.
How Journalists Demonize Venezuela’s Government, in Their Own Words
We like to think of journalists as plucky truth-tellers standing up to power, writes Alan MacLeod. In reality, most are parts of enormous corporate machines with their own agendas.
US Again Complicit in an Illegal Coup, This Time in Bolivia
Washington is upholding a sordid tradition of meddling in the political and economic affairs of Latin American countries, writes Marjorie Cohn.