This election is not socialism verse capitalism as the oligarchs want you to believe, it is unfettered capitalism verse Democracy. The oligarchs see democracy as a threat to their money flows and they are frightened
Let me say this discreetly: F*ck the world oligarchical class. It is time to take our societies back. Start whetting the blades.
This is actual ongoing interference in the political process of a sovereign state, by and for the US’s ruling class, beside which official allegations of “Russian interference” appear to have been lifted straight out of The Brothers Grimm.
Couldn’t agree more.
I hope MAS has a power base within the military/police because they’re going to need it. That’s how Cuba and to a lesser extent Nicaragua and now Venezuela and Syria have been able to survive and thrive in some cases.
Amlo in Mexico is a new test case, so far very impressive. He forged some kind of cease fire with the narcos which are a huge military/mafia power. High stakes. so far it’s working there but still early.
In case ya’ll don’t know, the left led the charge against the particular ways that the elites were designing the international economy. We were right, it was obvious we would get to this point, they consciously undermined democracy because they knew that the people wouldn’t choose the same policies and institutions they were placing at the center of the system. The pink tide rose up in opposition to this and something similar will again. But, whatever comes has to go far beyond and take the fight to the oligarchies. They don’t believe in democracy.
Bernie is on board.
The following memorable lines are by the morbidly greedy Gordon Gekko, mostly to his protégé Bud Fox (Wall Street, 1987):
“Now you’re not naive enough to think we’re living in a democracy, are you, Buddy? It’s the free market, and you’re part of it. Yeah, you got that killer instinct. Stick around pal, I still got a lot to teach you.”; “ … greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms — greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge — has marked the upward surge of mankind …”; “It’s not a question of enough, pal. It’s a Zero Sum game — somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn’t lost or made, it’s simply transferred — from one perception to another. Like magic.”; “You see that building? I bought that building ten years ago. My first real estate deal. Sold it 2 years later, made an 800,000 dollar profit. It was better than sex. At the time, I thought that was all the money in the world; now it’s a day’s pay.”; “Sell it all. What the hell, so we only make ten million.”
The last Bolivian election had 55% ( projected/extrapolated ) of the voters choosing Evo and his slate. MAS is clearly much more of a force than Anez and her Christo-Fascist supporters, with their 24 carat golden embossed Bibles, and 16%. How is this coup possible?
Anez is only able to attempt this overthrow with the support of the U.S., and the NATO countries extension, into the Western Hemisphere primarily through the failed state of Columbia. And the rest of the tin pot dictators they’re propping up in Honduras, Guatemala and Paraguay, etc. Now, going against her previous statements, she wants to be the leader of Bolivia using the ballot box? If you believe this isn’t a backdoor to more Fascist rule, via another so-called spoiled election, you don’t how The Alphabets work.