Daily Archives: October 8, 2021

2021-10-08: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-10-08). Bolivian Workers Central Calls March To Defend Democracy. telesurenglish.net On Oct. 12, Bolivia's Indigenous movements and workers unions will hold rallies in La Paz, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz to defend President Luis Arce, the Indigenous flag ("The Whipala"), and democracy. | RELATED: | Called by the Bolivian Workers Central (COB) Secretary Juan Huarachi on Thursday, these rallies are a response to the far-right movements that have threatened to implement destabilization actions. | The COB ask…

_____ (2021-10-08). The Anonymous Executioners Of The Corporate State. popularresistance.org Judge Loretta Preska, an adviser to the conservative Federalist Society, to which Chevron is a major donor, sentenced human rights attorney and Chevron nemesis Steven Donziger to six months in prison Friday for misdemeanor contempt of court after he had already spent 787 days under house arrest in New York. | Preska's caustic outbursts — she said at the sentencing, "It seems that only the proverbial two-by-four between the eyes will instill in him any respect for the law" — capped a judicial farce worthy of the antics of Vasiliy Vasilievich, the presiding judge at the major show trials of the Great Pu…

Editor2 (2021-10-08). Revolutionizing the Cities: 10 Years of Housing, Self-Management, and Communes in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com By Alba Movimientos — Oct 5, 2021 | Ten years ago we gathered in the Ezequiel Zamora Park (or El Calvario) of Caracas—as part of a public dialogue alongside Commander Hugo Chávez—and began an ongoing process of urban revolution that has allowed the people of Venezuelan to recover previously abandoned or underutilized lands. Today, millions of houses have been built on these lands, thousands of units have been constructed by people's power, many of which are now self-managed by the community. The right to housing for working families is fully protected, in stark contrast to a past in which people…

Alan MacLeod (2021-10-07). Private Facebook Group that Organized the July Protests in Cuba Plans Bigger Ones Soon. orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod — Oct 5, 2021 | The involvement of foreign nationals in the domestic affairs of Cuba is on a level that can scarcely be conceived of in the United States. | HAVANA —After gaining access to their private Facebook group, MintPress can reveal that the people who sparked the July 11 protests in Cuba are planning similar actions for October and November. | The group,

teleSUR (2021-10-07). Argentina Seeks Justice For Journalist Killed in Bolivian Coup. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, family members of Argentine journalist Sebastian Moro launched an international campaign to demand an investigation into his death, which occurred in Bolivia during the U.S.-backed coup against Evo Morales in 2019. | RELATED: | The journalist's relatives and human rights organizations chose as a slogan for the campaign "Justice for Sebastian Moro". They held a press conference at the 'Argentinian house' in La Paz. The m…

teleSUR (2021-10-07). Luis Arce Inaugurates Cochabamba's International Book Fair. telesurenglish.net On Oct 6, the President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, inaugurated the 14 ∞ Cochabamba International Book Fair, the first face-to-face event of its kind in the country since the beginning of the pandemic. | "I was always an avid reader and loved to visit this type of event," said the Pres…

Miya Tada (2021-10-07). FILM SCREENING | IT WAS A COUP. peoplesforum.org Join us at The People's Forum for a film screening of It Was A Coup! This is a free, educational program, however, in order to maintain a safe capacity level, we ask that you leave a $6 deposit to reserve your participation. You will be refunded your deposit upon arrival or if you cancel. Please have your confirmation email ready when you arrive. | About "IT WAS A COUP" | It Was A Coup is a feature film that documents the coup in Bolivia, the role of Mexican diplomacy in its defense of asylum and the crimes against humanity during the de facto government of Añez in Bolivia. Unpublished information on the Mexican…

Ben Dangl (2021-10-07). On rituals and revolutions in the mines of Bolivia. zcomm.org The rituals and celebrations of Bolivia's miners created spaces for radical organizing and helped build solidarity during the 1952 National Revolution…

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-07). Evo Morales asegura que pueblo boliviano derrotará a golpistas. telesurtv.net Denunció que los llamados dirigentes cívicos procuran desestabilizar y quedar impunes tras violar los DD.HH.

Workers World Party (2021-10-07). Alex Saab defense team works to win his release. workers.org Oct. 3: The legal team for kidnapped Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab released the following statement Sept. 14. The struggle to prevent the illegal extradition of Saab from the island nation of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) — where he is incarcerated as a result of U.S. pressure — is continuing on . . . |

Guest Contributor (2021-10-07). OPINION: COVID and Latinx Homelessness in Los Angeles. latinorebels.com Time will tell if Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's homeless programs will live up to expectations. But many Angelenos like myself believe these programs are not enough.

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