Category: Brazil

Yesenia Barragan: Dreaming and Organizing After the World Cup

A Pleasure That Hurts

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Vijay Prashad: BRICS

Discussing the recent BRICS conference and the proposal to create a new development bank

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Patrick Bond: In Fortaleza, BRICS Became Co-Dependent Upon Eco-Financial Imperialism

In this context, critics are forcing open two crucial debates: first, is BRICS anti-imperialist as advertised, potentially inter-imperialist as the Ukraine battleground portends, or merely sub-imperialist where it counts most: in the ongoing global financial and climate meltdowns?

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Ewan Robertson: BRICS Summit

Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week

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Pepe Escobar: BRICS against Washington consensus

The BRICS Development Bank – with an initial US$50 billion in capital – will be not only BRICS-oriented, but invest in infrastructure projects and sustainable development on a global scale

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Danny Schechter: The World Cup Spilleth Over

As the Soccer Games End, Political Ones Begin

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Dave Zirin: ‘Exporting Gaza’

The arming of Brazil’s World Cup security

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Dave Zirin: ‘Psychological Attack’ to Oust Favela Residents

There is something very precious in the favelas that is becoming endangered by the worship of “speculation and real estate”

Vik Birkbeck: A Story of Occupations and Evictions

As the current wave of anti-World Cup protests shows, the genie is out of the bottle — and it will take a lot more than violent evictions and police repression to silence the awakened and indignant multitude

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Dave Zirin: The World Cup You Won’t See on TV

Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents

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