Tuesday, 23 July , 2024


Brazil – Parliamentary Coup – and the ‘Progressive Media’

What happened in Brazil is just the most horrifying and flagrant illegal foreign-led parliamentary coup that has happened in Latin America since a similar coup, also foreign-led, deposed José Mujica of Uruguay in June 2009.

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

Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Others Condemn ‘Coup’ in Brazil

Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Susan Sarandon, Arundhati Roy, and 17 other human rights activists, intellectuals, and public figures on Wednesday sent a letter to the Brazilian government condemning the impeachment of the country's President Dilma Rousseff, and demanding that Brazil's senate "respect the October 2014 electoral process

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.

Hillary Clinton’s Memoir Deletions, in Detail

By Ming Chun Tang As was reported following the assassination of prominent Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres in March, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...

Coup in Brazil: Made in the USA

Obama Administration Invokes OAS Charter to Promote Overthrow of Maduro Government in Venezuela By ALAN BENJAMIN   Speaking at the May 18 meeting of the Permanent Council...

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...

Brazil: a New Government Takes Over Amongst Instability and Uncertainty

By Pedro Rafael Vilela / Source Agência Brasil / The Dawn News Accused of leading the coup, Temer arrives to power by breaking the democratic...

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...