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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The Supreme Court is still operating as usual. The “coup” was getting everyone to think one was about to happen. By Brian Mier On …

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Court ruling means Atibaia vacation home case against former President Lula – one of three US DOJ-backed, illegal convictions used to help elect Jair …

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With social media psyops and white supremacist symbolism, a coalition of Bolsonaro-allied right wing millionaires is working to shut down Brazil’s Supreme Court on …

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Many are laughing at Bolsonaro’s failure to intimidate Congress, but things could still get a lot worse. by Brian Mier Brazilians woke up yesterday …

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Days after visit by CIA director, top military brass attempt to pressure end of corruption investigation against General Eduardo Pazuello and his former aides. …

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Update 23/6/21: Brazil’s Supreme Court has re-confirmed its March 2021 ruling that Sergio Moro acted with bias in his prosecution of Lula as part …

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By Brian Mier US involvement in Brazil’s fraudulent Lava Jato “anti-corruption” investigation has been a matter of public record for years, since the Department …

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Pressure mounts on French corporation after it deposits an unsolicited R$1.1 million in account of widow of Beto Freitas, the Afro-Brazilian man who was …

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Acting within its legal jurisdiction, São Paulo court ruling puts final nail in coffin of witch hunt against former President Lula and his family. …

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For years, the media treated far-right Lava Jato Judge Sergio Moro as a superhero. Now he’s facing felony charges by Brian Mier In a …