To no one’s real surprise, Bolivia’s deposed President Evo Morales was resoundingly vindicated in last Sunday’s election.
Today we see the continuation of the over seven decades’ long ruse, the targeting of individuals as Russian agents without any basis, in order to remove them from the political arena.
The great political crisis now is that a pandemic is being used to justify an end-run around constitutional rights, and so the mechanism that the general public might use to fight for their version of a ‘reset’ is on the verge of disappearing.
Whereas the U.S. requires other Governments to follow its instructions, and considers their own instructions to be moral demands, Russia and China and their allies reject — on principle — any country’s dictating to another.
The total balkanization of culture in the U.S. into bulletproof containers of irrationality is precluding any possibility of civilized debate, Pepe Escobar writes.
If either party has an October Surprise up its sleeve it had better produce it soon. Only about three weeks to go until the election.
What Democratic constitution-worship has come to is a society that is switching into reverse and which no one knows how to stop.
October marks the 44th anniversary since the explosion of a Cubana Airlines flight off the West Coast of Barbados, in which 73 people from Cuba, North Korea and Guyana lost their lives.