Category: Brazil

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Glenn Greenwald: Empowering Criminality & Corruption

Removing Dilma Rousseff “was just so perverse, because what you were doing was actually strengthening and empowering corruption”

Alfredo Saad Filho: Brazil’s Rupture and the Left’s Opportunity

“Out with Temer – direct elections now!” Amid meltdown in Brazil, the left calls for democracy, while the right must find ways to deny the people a voice. The Brazilian Workers’ Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores, PT) won the country’s presidential elections four times in a row; first with Luís Inácio Lula da Silva (2003-06, 2007-10), Read more…

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Joao Pedro Stedile: ‘We need an emergency plan for the people’

We need to work in the upcoming days on the possibility of a general strike

Lucas Iberico Lozada: Brazil on Strike

The strike, organized by Brazil’s biggest unions, had perhaps the greatest impact in industrial capital São Paulo

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Glenn Greenwald: Brazil Paralyzed by Nationwide Strike

A Familiar Global Dynamic of Elite Corruption and Impunity

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Joao Pedro Stedile: General Strike: Brazil Will Strike on April 28

The working class is starting to comprehend that the coup was not only against Dilma, but also against them and their rights

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Patrick Bond: BRICS Dashing Green-Developmental Hopes?

Will the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) bloc ever really challenge the world financial order? The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) leadership is meeting in New Delhi from 31 March to 2 April with a degree of fanfare unmatched by accomplishments. It is a good moment to assess progress since the BRICS Summit in 2013 when rumour Read more…

James N. Green: Corruption and Controversy in Brazil

As corruption charges plague both sides of the political spectrum, a slew of controversial austerity proposals from the Temer government exacerbate polarization in Brazil

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Patrick Bond: Will Washington’s new pro-Moscow, anti-Beijing gang drive a wedge through the BRICS in 2017?

Many societies’ resistance politics reflects a much broader, deeper capacity to link up than ever before: within the BRICS, the US and internationally

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Mark Weisbrot: Doubling Down on Disaster: the Degradation of Brazil

When Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was impeached in May and removed from office in August, many called it a coup. The president was not charged with anything that could legitimately be called a crime, and the leaders of the impeachment appeared, in taped conversations, to be getting rid of her in order to cut off a corruption investigation Read more…

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