Monday, 1 June , 2020

Lula

Rousseff Impeachment Trial Marks Complete Reversal of Democracy

Embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is slated to testify today at her impeachment trial—a trial that many are calling a coup by her right-wing political rivals. Rousseff has denounced the proceedings and called for early elections to unite the country. Rousseff’s impeachment stems from accusations she tampered with government accounts to hide a

Brazil in the context of a global US counter-offensive

Theotonio Dos Santos is one of the pillars of the Dependency Theory and the term “World-systems”. Now, on his trip to Buenos Aires, where he was invited by the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), which he co-founded, he explains the reasons why Dilma Rousseff’s government is agonizing and, parallelly, the region is experiencing a return to neoliberalism, even though it seemed to be in the past history of the continent.

Brazil: Coup or Fiasco? by Immanuel Wallerstein

The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, has been suspended from her office while she goes on trial by the Senate. If convicted, she would...

Lula: Media, US-Friendly Elites Responsible for Brazil’s Coup

Lula told teleSUR that new Senate-imposed interim President Michel Temer is making decisions that do not correspond to an interim, democratic government. Former Brazilian President...

Perry Anderson – Crisis in Brazil

The BRIC countries are in trouble. For a season the dynamos of international growth while the West was mired in the worst financial crisis...

WikiLeaks: Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer Is US Diplomatic Informant

By Kit O'Connell Brazil’s acting President Michel Temer arrives to speak, at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, May 12, 2016. SAO PAULO — Brazil’s new acting...

The real reason Dilma Rousseff’s enemies want her impeached

The story of Brazil’s political crisis, and the rapidly changing global perception of it, begins with its national media. The country’s dominant broadcast and print...

A ‘Silent Coup’ for Brazil?

Brazil and other Latin American progressive governments are on the defensive as U.S.-backed political movements employ “silent coup” tactics to discredit and remove troublesome...