Posts by : Brian Mier

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Writer, geographer and development professional who has lived in Brazil for 22 years. Former directorate member of the Fórum Nacional de Reforma Urbana (National Urban Reform Forum). Has lived in São Luis, Recife, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Author of “Os Megaeventos Esportivos na Cidade do Rio de Janeiro e o Direito á Cidade” (CEPR/Ford: Rio. 2016). Editor of "Voices of the Brazilian Left" (Sumare:Liverpool:2018). Irregular correspondent for the Chicago radio show This is Hell.
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An interview with Dr. Rodrigo Lopes by Brian Mier On March 16, with coronvirus cases still in the single digits, the Maranhão State government inaugurated …

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On the one hand the media is saying, “oh look at this crazy Bolsonaro, he’s insane, look what he is saying about coronavirus,” but …

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Amid rumours that governor is lying about death count, Mayor Bruno Covas’ state of emergency seems too timid to prevent a catastrophe By Brian …

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Host of the Michael Brooks Show and Majority Report co-host talks about the challenges that lie ahead in the global fight against fascism and …

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Scandal grows as smartphone videos show laughing police officers beating unarmed teenagers on a night of 9 deaths. São Paulo Governor João Doria defends …

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By Brian Mier. The Brazilian Supreme Court reversed a 2018 ruling on November 7, upholding the principle of innocent until proven guilty in the …

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Released on Friday, November 8th, after 580 days in political imprisonment in Curitiba, former President Lula posted his first video on Instagram, sending a …

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Last night (11/8/2019) the Brazilian Supreme Court upheld the principal of innocent until proven guilty from the 1988 Constitution and ruled that it is …

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Federal Police agent who issued arrest warrant for Rousseff is a subordinate and close ally of disgraced Justice Minister Sérgio Moro. The move was blocked …

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2 months into the largest spill in Brazilian history, after gutting environmental protection agencies and silencing scientific research institutes, the government can’t figure out …