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A long struggle for a proletarian revolution

Escrito por Alicia Sagra. Posted in BOLIVIA

The Bolivian revolution, which has manifested itself over and over the course of the second half of the twentieth century and the early twenty-first, has always had a privileged room for the policy making and theoretical-programmatic elaboration of our current. An elaboration that has been achieved on the beat of the revolution, and in heavy controversies with other Trotskyist trends.

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1985: The Insurrection Betrayed

Escrito por Eugenio Greco*. Posted in BOLIVIA

“By no means do we advocate insurrection at any time and regardless of conditions. But we do demand that the thought of the social democrats should not be quivering and insecure. If you admit that conditions for insurrection are ripe, you should also admit the insurrection itself; you should acknowledge the specific tasks that are posed to the party in relation to it.”

Lenin[1]

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A proletarian and socialist revolution in progress

Escrito por Alicia Sagra. Posted in BOLIVIA

On October 17, 2003, after nearly three weeks of a general strike called by the Bolivian Workers' Center (COB) and more than 80 dead and 400 wounded by military repression, finally, around 4:00 pm Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada (Goni) officially announced his resignation as President of Bolivia, to then flee the country en route to Miami.