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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Guaruja, São Paulo. This morning a group of activists from the Homeless Workers Movement (Movimento de Trabalhadores Sem Teto/MTST) and People Without Fear (Povo …

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On Saturday night a video started circulating around the social media of an airplane control panel with on-board conversation in which one of the …

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Six facts currently being censored through omission in the Northern media about Lula’s Supreme Court Judgement. by Brian Mier 1) The issue at stake …

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Netflix series, the Mechanism, premiered on Friday, March 23. The new feature by Narcos and Elite Squad director José Padilha was immediately received with …

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On the night of March 18th, Alfredo Jacinto Mello was pulled out of his bar, the legendary Bip Bip in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, …

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The Brazilian military took over the state of Rio de Janeiro in 1964 and quickly consolidated its power in a national military coup that …

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In his academic paper, “The uncomfortable truths and double standards of bribery enforcement,” legal scholar Mike Koehler shows how the US government selectively uses …

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This article is the first of a new partnership between Council of Hemispheric Affairs and Brasil Wire which will investigate allegations of lawfare against the Lava Jato prosecuting …

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When Luis Inacio Lula da Silva took office in 2003, one of his first moves was to prioritize open source software for the federal …

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On Friday, February 23, Federal Police raided the offices of Dr. Rafael Valim, a  prominent academic and author of 20 books on legal theory. …