Bolivia’s socialist government confronts separatist, racist uprising / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

A banner reads ‘2023 census now!’ at a blockade on a Santa Cruz street. | via Twitter With the exception of a coup-government interregnum in 2019-2021, the Movement Toward Socialism political party (MAS) has headed Bolivia’s government since the beginning of Evo Morales’s presidency in 2006. The MAS government now led by President Luis ArceContinue reading “Bolivia’s socialist government confronts separatist, racist uprising / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

U.S. eyes military intervention in Haiti, again / by W.T. Whitney Jr.

Protesters calling for the resignation of Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry run after police fired tear gas to disperse them in the Delmas area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. | Odelyn Joseph / AP The news story begins: “The Council of Ministers [on October 8 in Haiti] authorized the prime minister to seek the presenceContinue reading “U.S. eyes military intervention in Haiti, again / by W.T. Whitney Jr.”