4 Articles by: Anton Flaig

Anton Flaig is the organizer of the Wiphala Movement Germany and a student of political science and sociology.

“Bolivia’s Coup President Will End up Fleeing the Palace in a Helicopter”

Faced with the Left’s lead in the polls, coup-installed president Jeanine Áñez has suspended Bolivia’s election for the third time. The COB trade union federation has responded with a general strike and road blockades around Bolivia — showing that the country’s mighty social movements will not allow an illegitimate regime to continue clinging to power.

“The Postcoup Government Is the Best Campaign Manager MAS Could Have Hoped For”

Luis Arce is far in the lead in polls for Bolivia’s repeat election, after his MAS comrade Evo Morales was overthrown in last November’s military coup. The postcoup regime has attracted almost no popular support — the question now is whether Bolivia’s right will even allow free elections to take place.