MAS statement on coup in Bolivia

Evo Morales in the centre. Photo credit: Green Left Weekly Statement by the Political Committee of the Movimiento Al Socialismo (Movement for Socialism) of Bolivia* Resist today to fight again tomorrow Today, November 10, Bolivia’s humble citizens, its workers, the Aymara and Quechua peoples, we begin the long road of resistance to defend the historical …

Has the Brazil moment arrived in SA?

By BO Staff Writer Imperialism has successfully removed the democratically elected president of Brazil through a parliamentary coup not so long ago. Brazil is a member of BRICS and had been under the Partido dos Trabalhadores, PT (Workers Party) for a while. White monopoly capital got tired of the Brazilian government serving the poor and …

EFF’s Mbuyiseni Ndlozi peddles lies about BRICS and Brazil: Part 1

By Matabz The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s protracted political onslaught on President Jacob Zuma continues unabated, albeit without any grounding on proper theoretical foundations, except distorted facts and moribund analyses concocted to protect white capital. Ndlozi wrote two opinion pieces for the white-liberal/right-wing publication, Daily Maverick, titled Dispelling some myths of the …

Venezuela on the threshold of a bloody coup!

By BO Staff Writer Venezuela is on the brink of another coup by the national bourgeoisie in cahoots with its global wing, Western imperialism, who have just failed to remove President Maduro via a recall referendum that the courts had effectively stopped. To this end, the courts of various states had, through the annulment of …

Brazil coup: Lessons for the ANC

By James Petras Introduction Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was removed from office through a well-organized, carefully planned operation among the corrupt Brazilian political elite, closely linked to the stock-market, financial institutions and foreign energy companies. This ‘legislative coup d’état’ eliminated the democratically-elected ‘political intermediaries’ and installed a regime directly controlled by the CEO’s of leading …

Anti-Zuma coup plan flops!

By BO Staff Writer The united front for regime change was soundly defeated yesterday in parliament. The motion of no confidence, brought by the Democratic Alliance (DA) was allegedly supported by some key ANC leaders like Jackson Mthembu, Gwede Mantashe and Pravin Gordhan. The coup plotters, supported by white capitalists like Johann Rupert and opposition …

BLF says no coup against Zuma!

Media Statement: It has transpired that a handful of politicians and businessmen in the pocket of white monopoly capital, under the leadership of Johann Rupert, have resolved to stage a coup. This is not surprising at all. Black First Land First (BLF) has been warning the nation about the anti-BRICS regime change scheme. There are …

Pravin, Gwede, Mthembu coup plans discovered!

By BO Staff Writer Senior leaders and Members of Parliament of the African National Congress (ANC) were shocked to discover a plan to illegally remove President Jacob Zuma this Thursday, 10 November 2016. The coup was planned along the same modus operandi as the one carried out against the democratically elected President Dilma Rousseff of …