Lithium
‘We will coup whoever we want’: Elon Musk and the overthrow of democracy in Bolivia

What role did billionaire Elon Musk and his thirst for lithium play in the coup in Bolivia? Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano discuss.

Bolivia’s socialist presidential candidate Luis Arce speaks about elections, COVID-19 and fascist oppression

The presidential candidate of the Movement for Socialism in Bolivia, Luis Arce Catacora, talks about COVID-19 being used as a pretext to postpone elections, the economic policies of the coup government, and the approach his party plans to take

Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium

Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano look at the scramble for Bolivia’s lithium resources led by billionaire Elon Musk in the context of the coup d’état

After Evo, the lithium question Looms Large in Bolivia

The overthrow of the elected leader cannot be understood without a glance at the nation’s massive reserves of this crucial mineral.

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