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2022-11-18: News Headlines

_____ (2022-11-18). Bolivia's Right-Wing Orchestrates A Civil Strike. popularresistance.org In the last 21 days former coup leader and current governor of the Department of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camach, has been allowed "to carry out a coup d'état in the city of Santa Cruz," in the words of Pedro Damián Dorado, vice president of the association of municipalities of the department by the same name. Constant media misinformation is the glue that holds together Camacho's base, which can be counted in the nearly 230,000, mostly middle-class people who turned out for his latest political meeting. In late October, Camacho launched the shutdown of the city for the foreseeable future. It is Bolivia's larges…

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-11-18). Datos de censo en Bolivia serán emitidos en septiembre de 2024. telesurtv.net El Tribunal Supremo Electoral recibirá los datos del censo para preparar los escaños parlamentarios y demás condiciones de cara a los comicios de 2025.

Staff (2022-11-17). Morales's First-Round Victory Was Predictable — Not "Inexplicable" cepr.net If they find that the late-reporting polling stations showed elevated support for Morales, they are hard-pressed to say that the late reporting caused the elevated support as opposed to any other cause or causes for delay — benign or malicious — inducing bias in the selection of polling stations included in the TSE announcement.

Kelly Hayes (2022-11-17). Abolition Is About Escaping the Death Trap of "Normalcy" truthout.org "There's no doubt that we have to abolish the carceral state. And there's no doubt that policing and racial capitalism go hand in hand so that we can't be pursuing abolition in a capitalist context," says author and organizer Andrea Ritchie. In this episode of "Movement Memos," Ritchie and host Kelly Hayes talk about why the Democrats will not save us, the relationship between abolition and the state, and why it's so hard for most people to imagine political transformations. | Music by TRANSCRIPT: | Note: This a rush transcript and ha…

Galo Amusquivar (2022-11-17). Santa Cruz intenta separarse de Bolivia. globalizacion.ca El año 2008 desde la ciudad de Santa Cruz, a la cabeza del grupo "La Torre", se organizaron varias campañas de propaganda de la derecha, con apoyo de la Embajada de Estados Unidos en Bolivia. En esas campañas participaron varias…

Ariadne Eljuri (2022-11-16). President of Bolivia's Senate Calls for Justice for Crimes in Santa Cruz. orinocotribune.com

Staff (2022-11-16). Some Observers — Including the OAS — Ignored Critical Biases in Bolivia's Preliminary Count. cepr.net The "shutdown" does not offer a true opportunity for a natural experiment because the "treatment" group is neither plausibly similar to the "control" nor known to be treated in any ordinary sense.

UnitedEditor (2022-11-16). Bolivia: The right continues betting on the coup. uwidata.com By Oscar Rotundo * In Bolivia, the fascist partyocracy intends to wear down the government and promote a coup insurrection like in 2018, which led to the 2019 coup. The arrogance with which they usually operated and the contempt for the people, never permitted them to imagine that the people would return to government, dismantling …

Kalonji Changa (2022-11-16). Kevin Johnson Speaks From Death Row About His Impending Execution This Month. truthout.org The United States promotes itself as being the "leader of the free world." Yet, its legal apparatus and carceral systems have built a bloodthirsty, parasitical machine obsessed with domination, captivity and torture — under the guise of justice. This country considers itself "civilized," yet the death penalty is legal in 27 states. Like Nazi euthanasia programs that executed prisoners deemed "unworthy of life," the contemporary U.S. makes similar determinations with varied means across states, including lethal injections, the electric chair and firing squads (the last firing squad execution was that of Ronn…

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-11-16). México propone buscar salida pacífica al conflicto en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El canciller de México, Marcelo Ebrard, participó en la Cumbre del Líderes del G20 en Indonesia, en representación del presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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