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.
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...