“It looked like a scene from hell.” And it was entirely predictable
Could Beijing adopt an anti-imperial currency policy – or next week, will it become a tighter sub-imperial ally of Western financiers?
The complex history and prospects of Brazil’s workers party (PT)
Corruption scandals and neoliberal economic policies have weakened the Workers’ Party government in Brazil
Interview on the current political situation in Brazil and the left’s response
In the run-up to the Rio Olympics people have been forced from their homes and killed in the streets, while the environment has been permanently damaged
Resistance at Brazil’s universities has provided a glimmer of hope amid ongoing austerity and repression.
In turbulent economic times, BRICS will undergird – not undermine – Western financial decadence
Recent protest waves in Brazil, India and South Africa reveal clear patterns of what can be called counterpower movements, movements that explicitly challenge the instrumentalization of political power
Dilma, the former revolutionary now at the helm of the country as head of the PT, the leftist Workers Party, is a populist who continues to inspire more wide-spread, albeit less reported, manifestations of support outside of the country’s affluent city centres