Western "democracies" have no problem supporting or even provoking coups d'état in favor of leaders who serve their interests.

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Notably in Guatemala in the 50s, where the USA intervened militarily to replace a progressive head of state with a dictatorship serving their interests.


“The example of Bolivia is particularly illustrative of the subjugation of the European institution to the world's leading power. While it had 'overthrown an elected government and had the revolting people bloodily repressed, it had not only been legitimized by the European Union, but it had also been proposed for the Sarkharov Prize in 2021, supposed to honor people who have dedicated their lives to human rights.”

Victoria Berni, “5 examples of the European Union at the service of capitalism”, Mr. Globalization, August 29, 2023.


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