[Marxism] Bolivia's fight for sovereignty over military

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 19:42:31 MDT 2011

By Federico Fuentes

Speaking to CNN en Espanol on July 27, Bolivian President Evo Morales said
“When presidents do not submit to the United States government, to its
policies, there are coups.”

His comments are backed by attempts by the US and Bolivia’s right wing to
bring down his government.

Recently released WikiLeaks cables prove the US embassy was in close contact
with dissident military officers only months before a coup attempt was
carried out in September 2008.

But the close relationship between the US and Bolivia’s military has a long
“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

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dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker

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