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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In letter signed by 13 members of Congress, US Attorney General is asked to “describe the full extent of DOJ’s engagement with Judge Sergio …

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On Monday afternoon a giant smoke cloud emanating from burning rainforest over 1000 kilometers away engulfed São Paulo in darkness.  By Brian Mier On …

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Everyone who cared about Democracy who was paying attention to what was happening in Brazil knew, from day one, that Lula’s arrest was a …

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3rd “Education Tsunami” shut down schools and traffic in the downtown areas of cities in all 26 Brazilian states, but was whitewashed in the …

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On Twitter, Dilma Rousseff, the former Brazilian President who was deposed in the 2016 Coup, called the electoral victory of the Alberto Fernández/Christina Kirchner …

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Defense team continues to fight for reversal of all charges due to lack of evidence and illegal collusion between judge Sérgio Moro and the …

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When you acheive human rights you should never let them be taken back from you in any way under any pretext,” said the 76 …

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Recent poll shows Bolsonaro government’s popularity continues to slide as scandals and unpopular policy measures damage credibility São Paulo – According to a recent …

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Right wing extremist President Jair Bolsonaro accused Glenn Greenwald of committing a felony but, in a scene captured on the Government’s TV Brasil, his …

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Brian Mier’s speech at the 2019 Left Forum in Brooklyn, NY. I would like to start by talking about how Brazilian alternative media works …