Tuesday’s news links – Nov. 12, 2019

Bolivia coup

Plane carrying Morales lands in Paraguay after getting refusal from Peru Countercurrents

Behind the racist coup in Bolivia Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)

Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm’s Lithium Deal Common Dreams

The Sunday military coup in Bolivia has put in place a government which appears likely to reverse a decision by just-resigned President Evo Morales to cancel an agreement with a German company for developing lithium deposits in the Latin American country for batteries like those in electric cars.

The Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup—Because US Wanted It to Happen FAIR

The coup in Bolivia: Five lessons Granma

Bolivia coup led by Christian fascist paramilitary leader and multi-millionaire – with foreign support Ben Norton

Coup leaders in Bolivia burned Wiphala flags that symbolized the country’s Indigenous population and the plurinational vision of Morales. Above, a Bolivian woman waves the Wiphala in February 2009.

White supremacist, Pinochet loving, neo- Confederate and neo-liberal John Cobin arrested in Chile after shooting protesters in Valparaíso, claiming self-defense Washington Post

Hong Kong

Hong Kong – “Marginal Violence” Fails To Win More Protest Support Moon of Alabama

Capitalist crisis

The Case Against Boeing The New Yorker

Since Samya Stumo’s death in a 737 MAX crash, her parents and her great-uncle, Ralph Nader, have devoted themselves to proving that the company put profit over safety.


As growers turn to Mexico for labor, workers turn to courts for wages LATimes

San Francisco transit boss apologizes to rider detained over a sandwich Guardian

Im/migrants and refugees

Walk-out and March Planned as Part of National Day of Action to Defend DACA Voces de la Frontera

Dispute over water fuelled attack on LeBarón family by farmers’ group Mexico Daily

Noel Ignatiev, scholar who called for abolishing whiteness, dies at 78 LATimes

Scientists find eternal Nile to be more ancient than previously thought PhysOrg

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