PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Who is Bolivia’s far-right US-backed coup leader?” / The Grayzone / Video by Ben Norton ☮

We look into Jeanine Añez, a US-backed right-wing extremist whose fringe party got 4% of votes but now claims to be Bolivia’s “president” after a military coup. She is trying to destroy the country’s secular plurinational democracy, erasing the Indigenous majority.

 

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Jimmy Dore: until we fix Democratic Party elites’ corruption, we won’t defeat Trump’s” / The Grayzone / Pushback with Aaron Maté ☮

Jimmy Dore pushes back on impeachment/Ukrainegate, Hillary Clinton’s smear of Tulsi Gabbard as a Russian asset, the DNC’s 2020 gift-wrapping for Trump, and more.

BORDERS: “Why a Designer Turned the U.S.-Mexico Border Into an Art Installation” / The New Yorker ☮

With shared economic, environmental, and humanitarian concerns, communities of local planners, designers, and citizens work toward cross-border collaboration. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor, takes an opportunity to use art to prove the uselessness of building borders.