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 macho, back-country world of Sertanejo music, Mendonça demanded respect for women by Brian Mier On Friday, November 5, news broke that a …

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Leuvis Manuel Olivero was a US citizen, dad, and author critical of the Bolsonaro administration.  Why was he murdered? by Brian Mier In 2011, …

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A coalition of 6 urban social movements demands the resignation of Paulo Guedes who was recently exposed in the Pandora Papers as profiting personally …

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New film generates controversy by suggesting it’s time to take a deeper look into the September 6th, 2018 stabbing incident of Jair Bolsonaro. by …

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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 …