Category: South America

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Glenn Greenwald: Amazon Builds Global Surveillance State

Interview on a variety of topics

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Vijay Prashad: Disaster Capitalism in Brazil

Mining Greed Produces a Horrific Death Toll

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Ariel Dorfman: Can “Roma” Teach Trump’s America the Value of Compassion?

Staying in Santiago, Chile, at the moment, I see echoes and reflections of Cleo – the servant at the heart of Alfonso Cuarón’s wondrous film Roma – everywhere

Bree Busk: Chile’s feminists inspire a new era of social struggle

Feminism has a long history in Chile, but 2018 gave rise to a movement that was far more powerful than anyone could have expected

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Jonathan Cook: Bolsonaro: A Monster 
Engineered By Our Media

The western elites will decry Bolsonaro in the forlorn and cynical hope of shoring up their credentials as guardians of the existing, supposedly moral order. But they engineered him. Bolsonaro is their monster

Emily Achtenberg: Tensions Roil Bolivia as Electoral Court Says Morales Can Run Again

The Electoral Court’s decision to uphold Evo Morales’s fourth presidential bid has further polarized Bolivia, with the outcome of the electoral contest now far from certain

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Joao Pedro Stedile: “Activists shall not fear, we are fighting for justice”

MST will not back off from social struggle

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Ramzy Baroud: When Bolsonaro and Netanyahu Are ‘Brothers’

Why Brazil Should Shun the Israeli Model

J.P. Linstroth: Preventing Brazilian Indigenous Genocide and Protecting the Amazon

One of Bolsonaro’s first official acts as a newly inaugurated president was doing away with demarcation of indigenous territories in Brazil. All of us living on this planet should be fearful of this act

Fernando Haddad: Brazil: Opponents Warn of Regressive Policies & Dictatorship

Bolsonaro’s election marks the most radical political shift in the country since military rule ended more than 30 years ago

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