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During the lead up to the 2016 Coup, a series of alarmist articles in the Brazilian and international media warned of Brazil’s spiraling public …

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In his landmark work, “A Fantasia Organizada”, legendary developmentalist economist Celso Furtado described the modern history of Brazil as a conflict between internationally-backed monetarist …

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When  Rio City Councilwoman Marielle Franco was assassinated on March 14, much of the international coverage omitted the fact that she was a socialist …

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Speech at SOAS, University of London, April 12, 2018 Transcribed and edited for readability by Brasil Wire Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was the …

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By Immanuel Wallerstein. Lula Arrested: How Successful a Coup? On April 7, 2018 in Brazil Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva was arrested and taken …

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It’s a cool late-April evening in São Paulo and locals have packed out the União da Juta community centre in the residential neighbourhood of …

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Every so often, the bourgeois political system runs into crisis. The machinery of the state jams; the veils of consent are torn asunder and …

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It’s been some time since I last waded into the political unrest in Brazil, in part because, in the first few months of the …

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“Brazil: Social Change from Import-Substitution to Neoliberalism and the ‘Events of June’” By Alfredo Saad Filho originally published at nuvole.it Introduction [1] Large demonstrations …

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In 2001 when Brazilian democracy proved strong enough to bring ex-metalworker and union head Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to the Presidency the country became an …

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