Posts by : Brian Mier

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Writer, geographer and producer who has lived in Brazil for 21 years. Former directorate member of the Fórum Nacional de Reforma Urbana (National Urban Reform Forum). He has lived in São Luis, Recife, Salvador and Rio de Janeiro and currently on the periphery of São Paulo. Author of “Os Megaeventos Esportivos na Cidade do Rio de Janeiro e o Direito á Cidade” (CEPR/Ford: Rio. 2016). Irregular correspondent for the Chicago radio show This is Hell.
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Vatican News runs and retracts false information about Papal Assessor’s visit to Lula. After widely publicizing the former, Brazil’s biggest news companies ignore the retraction. The …

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been behind bars for 2 months on charges of committing undetermined acts with no material evidence, announced …

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Thousands march against increase in violence, mass evictions and criminalization of social movement leaders On June 5, bus caravans arrived in Brasilia from across …

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New data shows homicides increased during coup year of 2016. Most victims were Afro-Brazilian males. By Brian Mier Wednesday, June 6 marked the release of …

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Brazilians do not scare easily, but a media narrative saying so paves the way for northern acceptance of a return to fascism. by Brian …

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Unions claim partial victory as top PSDB insider and Shell executive resign from Petrobras leadership by Brian Mier On May 30th, as a trucker’s …

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Ex-President Lula has more voter intention than the sum of his 13 closest rivals in the new poll. Even if there were a second …

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By Larissa Jacheta Riberti* I have been writing for a truck driver’s trade newspaper for the past six years but would not risk making a …

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Manifesto to the Brazilian People The Frente Brasil Popular* (Brazil Popular Front/FBP) denounces the persecution and injustice against Lula and defends his right as …

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Over the past three years the Lava Jato investigation has come under sharp criticism for its apparent refusal to prosecute any politician from the …