We Are That History That Is Discredited, but Which Reappears When You Least Expect It: The Forty-Fourth Newsletter (2020)

29 October 2020 — Tricontinental

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Bolivian President-elect Luis Arce and Vice President-elect David Choquehuanca, 2020

Dear Friends

Greetings from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.

Almost exactly a year ago, on 10 November 2019, a coup d’état struck down the Bolivian people after General Williams Kaliman ‘suggested’ that President Evo Morales Ayma resign. Morales – following acts and threats of physical violence against him, his family, and his political party – left the presidency, went to Mexico, and then eventually went into exile in Argentina.

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Medicare-for-All Is a Beginning, Not the End Point

1 September 2020 — Green Social Thought

What Can We Learn from Cuba?

by Don Fitz

As a coup de grâce to the Bernie Sanders campaign Joe Biden declared that he would veto Medicare-for-All. This could drive a dedicated health care advocate to relentlessly pursue Med-4-All asa final goal. However, it is not the final goal. It should be the first step in a complete transformation of medicine which includes combining community medicine with natural medicine and health-care-for-the-world.

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Revolts Against The Neoliberal World Order

28 October 2019 — Dissident Voice

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

March in Cape Town, South Africa, March 19, 2014 (from ActiveStills.org.)

Protests against the US and big finance-imposed neoliberal capitalism have exploded across the globe. Two weeks ago, in Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America, we reviewed 12 Latin America nations that are rising up against privatization, the cutting of social programs, soaring prices and low wages. In the last week, mass protests in Chile and Bolivia have begun and Lebanon has widespread protests against debt and austerity measures.

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A Conversation with Evo Morales

5 July 2019 — Internationalist 360°

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Bolivian President Evo Morales will travel to Russia on an official visit on July 11. The Eurasian country is an important strategic partner for Bolivians, Morales told Sputnik in an interview. The president also revealed what he thinks of Donald Trump, how to solve the Venezuelan crisis and how he envisions Bolivia over the next two decades.

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Conspiracy emerges to push Julian Assange into British and US hands By Mike Head

16 May 2018 — WSWS

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who provided the world’s people with the truth about US war crimes in the Middle East and many of Washington’s coups and regime-change intrigues around the globe, is in escalating danger.

Moves are afoot to force Assange out of Ecuador’s London embassy, where he sought political asylum close to six years ago and has been forced to live as an effective prisoner. If he is taken into custody by British authorities, he faces being handed over to the US government, which has long sought to place him on trial on espionage charges that potentially carry the death sentence.

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The Snowden Affair and the Destruction of Effective Democracy in Europe By Diana Johnstone

6 July 2013 — The Greanville Post

The Snowden affair has revealed even more about Europe than about the United States.

Certainly, the facts of NSA spying are significant. But many people suspected that something of the sort was going on.  The refusal of France, Italy and Portugal to allow the private aircraft of the President of Bolivia to cross their airspace on the mere suspicion that Edward Snowden might be aboard is rather more astonishing.

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