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 the EU Parliament, PT Congressional leader presents evidence that the US Department of Justice repeatedly violated Brazilian law in its collaboration with the …

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Lava Jato chief Sérgio Moro was never a superhero, despite Anglo media’s tireless attempts to portray him as one. By Brian Mier Now that the …

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Far right President Jair Bolsonaro’s Education Minister Abraham Weintraub calls on population to snitch on teachers who took part in protests. After the massive …

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Hardly spontaneous, the May 30 National Education strike was planned through democratic people’s assemblies which have been taking place in towns and cities across …

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The clear displacement of power from the executive may be an attempt to remove the royal power from the President, transforming him into another …

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Bolsonaro ally Governor Wilson Witzel’s Military Police are now killing 5 people a day. Most victims are Afro-Brazilian youth. Many are being killed execution …

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Rio De Janeiro Governor Wilson Witzel orders use of helicopter snipers in poor communities and police break 20 year record for killing civilians. On …

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“I would stay behind bars for 100 years before I traded my dignity for freedom,” says former President in first interview allowed since imprisonment …

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R$40 million in pork for every congressman who votes for deep austerity cuts to the pension system. The right wing extremist government of Jair …

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In a lightning fast ruling which was announced at the last minute without advance notice to former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s defense …