Friday, 28 February 2020

'The OAS Has a Lot to Answer For': New MIT Study Disputes Key Claim That Paved Way for Right-Wing Coup in Bolivia

quote [ "The media has largely reported the allegations of fraud as fact," the researchers write. "And many commentators have justified the coup as a response to electoral fraud by MAS-IPSP." ]

One of the many lessons I've taken since 9/11 is that the US corporate media is absolute shit at reporting foreign affairs. Time and time again they act as megaphones for the US State Department.

#madpridewasright

The Washington Post article is paywalled for me.

Following up: The Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup—Because US Wanted It to Happen

An excerpt from Flat Earth News by Nick Davies since Cuba has been in the news lately...
[SFW] [politics]
[by steele@1:23amGMT]

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