Monday’s news links – Nov. 11, 2019

Bolivia

Evo Morales Urges Resistance to New Bolivian Government NYTimes

We will come back, says Bolivia’s Evo Morales after rightist coup forces him to resign Countercurrents

Evo Morales stressed that his resignation does not mean that the socialist case is defeated.

“It is no betrayal. The struggle continues. We are a people,” said Evo.

“We will come back and we will be millions as Tupac Amaru II said,” Evo declared.

Latin America condemns coup in Bolivia Prensa Latina

OAS at the Vanguard of the (Ongoing) Coup in Bolivia Misión Verdad

MSM Adamantly Avoids The Word “Coup” In Bolivia Reporting Caitlin Johnstone

Bolivia: audios leaked from opposition leaders calling for a coup against Evo Morales EN24

Lithium supply in Bolivia

“Bolivia’s Lithium resources are estimated to be at the level of 9 million tons (United States Geological Survey), highest in the world as per individual country and 22% of the world’s total. This is significantly more than the second- and third-placed Chile and Argentina, which hold 18% and 16% of the global total resources respectively. The Bolivian government claims that it has 70% of the world’s lithium reserve.”

Without Lithium, there are few electric car and alternate energy storage battery options. Lithium is the new oil.

Bolivia’s lithium boom: dream or nightmare? openDemocracy, from 2015

Bolivia’s Almost Impossible Lithium Dream Bloomberg

OAS Should Retract Its Press Release on Bolivian Election, CEPR Co-Director Says

What Happened in Bolivia’s 2019 Vote Count? CEPR

Exposing the OAS’ anti-Venezuela, pro-US bias and right-wing hypocrisy Grayzone From 2018, still relevant

The Trump Administration Is Undercutting Democracy in Bolivia The Nation

Video of NYPD Officers Handcuffing Churro Vendor in Subway Goes Viral Newsweek

Armored ICE Vehicle Sparks Panic In Queens During Firearms Bust Gothamist

A $45,000 Loan for a $27,000 Ride: More Borrowers Are Going Underwater on Car Loans WSJ

San Francisco Protests Transit Cop Detaining Black Man For Eating A Sandwich Newsone

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