Daily Archives: July 28, 2020

2020-07-28: News Headlines

Glenn Greenwald (2020-07-28). U.S.-Supported Coup in Bolivia Continues to Produce Repression and Tyranny. zcomm.org The U.S.-supported military coup in Bolivia has largely disappeared from western news outlets ever since the November 2019 massacres of pro-democracy protesters by the right-wing faction that seized power…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-07-28). Bolivians reject postponement of elections with massive mobilizations. peoplesdispatch.org Organizations and trade unions from diverse sectors in Bolivia joined the call to mobilize today, on July 28, against…

Vijay Prashad (2020-07-28). 'We will coup whoever we want': Elon Musk and the overthrow of democracy in Bolivia. mronline.org Protests across Bolivia began on July 27 for the restoration of democracy.

Alan Macleod (2020-07-27). United Tesla Company: Widespread Condemnation of Elon Musk's Bolivia Coup Comments. mintpressnews.com Telsa CEO Elon Musk is once again under fire, this time for tweeting "We will coup whoever we want! Deal with it." in reference to the 2019 US-backed coup in Bolivia.

Steve Sweeney (2020-07-27). After Bolivia, Elon Musk says capitalists can overthrow any government they want. peoplesworld.org Billionaire Tesla owner Elon Musk has come under fire after welcoming last year's overthrow of Bolivian president Evo Morales in what was seen as a bid to obtain the country's lithium reserves. In response to a tweet on Saturday that accused the U.S. government of forcing Morales out, allowing Musk to access Bolivian resources, he …

The Canary (2020-07-27). Spanish court to examine claims Julian Assange was spied on. thecanary.co Spain's National Court is due to hear evidence in an investigation into whether a Spanish company was hired to spy on Julian Assange during the seven years the WikiLeaks founder spent in Ecuador's embassy in London.The court is investigating whether David Morales, a Spaniard, and his Undercover Global S.L. security agency invaded the privacy of Assange and his visitors at the embassy by secretly recording their meetings.The intelligence that Morales's company collected is suspected of being handed over to third parties, according to court papers.Julian Assange during a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embas…

yenisafak (2020-07-25). Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every global region: Reuters tally. yenisafak.com Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week, according to a Reuters tally showing a pick-up in the pandemic in every region of the world.The rate of cases has been increasing not only in countries like the United States, Brazil and India, which have dominated global headlines with large outbreaks, but in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Bolivia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Bulgaria, Belgium, Uzbekistan and Israel, among others.Many countries, especially those where officials eased earlier social distancing lock…