2020-07-01: News Headlines

_____ (2020-07-01). Twitter Targets Accounts Of Outlets Covering Unrest In Bolivia. popularresistance.org Social media giant Twitter took the step of suspending the official account of MintPress News on Saturday. Without warning, the nine-year-old account with 64,000 followers was abruptly labeled as "fake" or "spam" and restricted. This move is becoming a frequent occurrence for alternative media, especially those that openly challenge U.S. power globally. | Immediately preceding the ban, MintPress had been sharing stories about Israeli government crimes against Palestinians, the Saudi-led onslaught in Yemen (both funded and supported by Washington), and about activists challenging chemical giant Monsanto's latest p…

Ed Morales (2020-06-30). The Past and Future of Latinx Politics. thenation.com The Past and Future of Latinx Politics…

Alan Macleod (2020-06-29). Twitter Targets Accounts of MintPress and Other Outlets Covering Unrest in Bolivia. mintpressnews.com MintPress News, along with a number of independent Bolivian news outlets and journalists covering the unrest there, were all targeted for suspension at the same time.

Eds. (2020-06-28). All of us began with Marta Harnecker. mronline.org During an interview, then-Bolivia Vice President àÅlvaro García Linera and Spanish state parliamentarian Pablo Iglesias were exchanging ideas on classic texts and their own initiation into politics when the Spanish activist proclaimed: "All of us began with Marta Harnecker".