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Kristallnacht in Bolivia by Maria Galindo 

"Burning the whiphalas–a flag that represents Indigenous people throughout the continent–of public institutions is a fascist act, but equally fascist is the categorizing of ideas, bodies and spaces under one flag or another."

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Kristallnacht in Bolivia by Maria Galindo 

"It tires me to have to repeat that the Movement to Socialism (MAS) is exporting to the world the idea that what is happening in Bolivia is a popular progressive bloc against an extreme and fundamentalist right. The government of Evo Morales was for many years responsible for dismantling of popular organizations by dividing them, corrupting them and imposing clientelist leadership, making pacts with the most conservative sectors of society."

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Kristallnacht in Bolivia by Maria Galindo 

"The entire neoliberal process has reduced the content of democracy to a bureaucratic act and election apparatus, and nothing more. This process has resulted in the elections having become legitimizing acts of the massive exclusion of the interests of society, of the interests of specific sectors, of the complex voices that make up a society in spectators legally excluded from the right to speak, think and decide."

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Bolivia protests and coup 

@mooncake I've been talking with a comrade who was in Cochabamba during the water wars, and has been back to Bolivia fairly recently. The picture is complex – despite a good start securing rights for common people, Evo Morales transitioned to self-aggrandizement and violated promises about not standing for re-election. So the original protests have some legitimacy across the political spectrum, but they have absolutely been used by the far-right to seize power.

Bolivia protests and coup 

@gcupc yes that’s what the two articles I’ve shared have talked about, especially the one by Maria Galindo

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