2021-03-25: News Headlines

Joe Emersberger (2021-03-25). To Western Media, prosecuting Bolivian coup leaders is worse than leading a coup. mronline.org Brutal dictators supported by Washington have no reason to doubt that establishment journalists and big NGOs will try very hard to keep them out of jail. Removing the threat of U.S.-backed coups from the world will involve a constant struggle against Western media and the sources they present to us as reliable. | Newswire…

teleSUR (2021-03-25). Bolivia and Mexico Align Positions on the OAS. telesurenglish.net A joint statement by the presidents of Mexico, Andrés M. López Obrador, and Bolivia, Luis Arce Catacora, expresses, concerning the Organization of American States (OAS), that they "will not tolerate interference in internal affairs." | The position of both presidents came on the occasion of the official visit that Arce has been making since yesterday to Mexico and in which the role played by the OAS—especially its Secretary-General, Luis Almagro, who has been accused of contributing to the political and social crisis which led to the coup against the then Bolivian president Evo Morales—emerged.

_____ (2021-03-25). Western Media: Prosecuting Coup Leaders Is Worse Than Leading A Coup. popularresistance.org One can imagine an editor of the London-based Guardian (3/17/21) shaking her head sadly as she typed the headline: "Cycle of Retribution Takes Bolivia's Ex-President From Palace to Prison Cell." The subhead told readers, "Jeanine àÅñez's government once sought to jail the country's former leader Evo Morales for terrorism and sedition—now she faces the same charges." | The Guardian article by Tom Phillips wants us to lament an alleged incapacity of Bolivian governments to stop persecuting opponents once they take office.

Human Rights Lab, White Snake Projects (2021-03-25). Tuesday 4/13: Freedom-Making in an Age of Mass Incarceration. indybay.org Online event…

Revolution Books (2021-03-25). Monday 3/29: Dr. Nicole Fleetwood Tour of Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Human Rights Lab, White Snake Projects (2021-03-25). Tuesday 3/30: Art as Transformation: Music and Drama for Incarcerated Youth. indybay.org Online event…