The Decolonization of Democracy

Rafael Bautista S. That is why it is necessary to transcend 500 years of modern domination and summon the millennial-original still absent in the utopian projection of a global revolution. A true revolution, if it is such, could only be so if it is assumed as a restoration of the sacred in life. Conference given…

Towards a Geopolitics of Popular Power

Rafael Bautista S. The empire forced us to think only and exclusively locally. It is time to think universally. Lecture given at the event: “The Collapse of the Unlawful State and the Recovery of Democracy”, held in La Paz, on December 14, 2020, in the auditorium of the Vice Presidency of the Plurinational State of…

Peoples of Abya Yala Towards Plurinationality

Ollantay Itzamná The plurinational, which is a political concept, raises the need to debate and create states and political communities with the decisive participation of all peoples, through the drafting of new political constitutions, new institutions under the diverse philosophies of the peoples. In San Benito, Cochabamba, Bolivia, between December 18 and 19, 2020, different…

First Meeting of Peoples and Organizations of Abya Yala concludes in Bolivia

Peoples Dispatch Bolivian president Luis Arce and former president Evo Morales inaugurated the first ‘Meeting of Peoples and Organizations of Abya Yaya towards the construction of a Plurinational America’ at the headquarters of UNASUR in the town of San Benito, in the Cochabamba department, Bolivia, on December 18. Photo: Evo Morales/Twitter The meeting of Indigenous…

Bolivia: New Gov’t Sets to Work Undoing Damage Left by US-Backed Añez Regime

Alan Macleod Only weeks after their landslide victory, the leftist Movement to Socialism (MAS) party is already enacting widespread changes to Bolivia in an attempt to undo the damage of one year of military rule. Last November, a U.S.-backed coup removed democratically-elected president Evo Morales from power, placing the far-right authoritarian politician Jeanine Añez in power….

“Dialogue of Civilizations”: Evo Morales at Venezuela’s Samuel Robinson Institute

(Use the autotranslate feature) Social movement leader Evo Morales speaks at the Samuel Robinson Institute’s conference, “Dialogue of Civilizations” in Caracas, Venezuela on December 7, 2020. Former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa, former President of Paraguay Fernando Lugo and Foreign Minister of Venezuela and Chair of the conference, Jorge Arreaza, also shared discourses. Evo, Correa…

A Bolivian Army General Detained for the Sacaba Massacre

The commander of the military garrison of Cochabamba, General of the Bolivian Army Alfredo Cuellar, was arrested by the region’s prosecuting authorities for an alleged crime of murder in the massacre that took place in Sacaba on November 15, 2019, where at least eleven people died from bullet wounds. This was communicated by his lawyer,…