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“A metalworker with a Socialist background had to become President of Brasil to make Capitalism work. If you look at Brasil’s banks, they have …

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In 1964, after President Jango Goulart announced he was going to implement agrarian reform, the US Government helped install a Military Coup in Brazil. …

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By Andrew Cumming. Rio has Baile funk, Salvador has Axé, Belem and the Amazon have Brega, but what does the vast interior of Brazil …

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In February 2017, ousted President Dilma Rousseff warned of a second, more radical and more repressive phase of the Coup d’état which removed her …

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Wonderful colour photographs of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval in 1964. Originally posted at vintage.es.  

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In January 2018, shooting began on film ‘Marighella’, the much anticipated biopic based on book by journalist Mário Magalhães, which follows the trajectory of Brazilian …

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Despite public ignorance, and its root in the media blindspot on this matter, US involvement in Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Operation Lava Jato, which has already …

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By Fernando Horta. There are astonishing similarities between post-World War 2 US and present day Brazil. Both countries had same-party rule for extended periods. In …

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Original version of article at COHA. Reproduced with permission. This interview was originally conducted in Portuguese, and translated by the author. Erminia Maricato is …

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On March 20, David Rockefeller died at the age of 101. As the obituaries for one of the world’s richest men gush over his …

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