As corporate media continues to paint Bolivia as a backwards country while whitewashing the US-supported coup in 2019, the LMC spends the hour with Joe Emersberger to set the record straight on the continued absurdity and hypocrisy of media coverage regarding Bolivia. Joe Emersberger is a freelance writer, engineer, and member of the UNIFOR trade union in Canada.
One year after a right-wing coup overthrew the democratically-elected government of Evo Morales in Bolivia, the LMC spends the hour with Leonardo Flores to discuss the results this month and the new challenges ahead. Leonardo Flores is a Latin America policy expert and campaign coordinator for CODEPINK.
A right-wing coup has overthrown the democratically-elected president of Bolivia, Evo Morales. Freelance writer Ben Dangl speaks with the LMC about the latest in Bolivia and also gives us a valuable frame of reference on the indigenous pursuit for social justice in Bolivia. Ben Dangl is also the author of, “The Five Hundred Year Rebellion: Indigenous Movements and the Decolonization of History in Bolivia.”