2020-08-24: News Headlines

Eds. (2020-08-24). Bolivia mass mobilizations against U.S.-backed coup continue. mronline.org A 12-day national Bolivian blockade led by massive social movements, students, elders, unions and farmworkers ended on Aug. 13. It had paralyzed the entire country, resulting in food/fuel shortages and in the complete instability of the Andean nation itself.

WSWS (2020-08-20). MAS, trade unions and coup regime strike deal to quell revolt by Bolivian workers. wsws.org This most recent betrayal of the MAS and COB proves once again they represent the interests of the Bolivian ruling class.