‘We Will Coup Whoever We Want’: Elon Musk and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia – CounterPunch.org

On July 24, 2020, Tesla’s Elon Musk wrote on Twitter that a second U.S. “government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people.” Someone responded to Musk soon after, “You know what wasn’t in the best interest of people? The U.S. government organizing a coup against Evo Morales in Bolivia so you could obtain the lithium there.” Musk then wrote: “We will coup whoever we want! Deal…Continue reading ‘We Will Coup Whoever We Want’: Elon Musk and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia – CounterPunch.org

Civil Disobedience, Billionaire-Style – CounterPunch.org

Democracy cannot work particularly well — or endure particularly long — when those we elect cannot protect us from the wealthy and powerful who loom large so high above us. Source: Civil Disobedience, Billionaire-Style – CounterPunch.org