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John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer. Like many at the agency, Kiriakou was originally recruited from George Washington university, as a young student …

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With elections looming in Chile, Honduras, Colombia and Brazil, the Progressive International is formalising a dedicated election observatory to monitor threats to democracy from …

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In an interview by Leneide Duarte-Plon for Carta Maior, writer, philosophy professor and psychoanalyst Vladimir Safatle spoke of the coming elections and Brazil’s democratic …

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An October 2018 sketch in Folha newspaper by screenwriter Antonio Prata is viralising three years after it was published. Putting aside what else is …

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Segments of Brazil’s economic-financial elite don’t care about the country’s institutional corrosion. As long as their interests are met, formal democracy can be raffled …

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The 2016 coup was ground zero. It was the inaugural act, but the process continues By Olímpio Cruz Neto Five years after being removed …

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Bolsonaro prays every day for a major crisis, be it Covid-related or out of growing hunger. He hopes the desperation of the people will …

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As Brasil Wire has reported, Bolsonaro and his allies played a behind the scenes role in Bolivia’s November 2019 coup. Liszt Vieira argues in …

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Brazil’s Workers Party has reacted with indignation to a report from an economist at Banco Santander which openly defended a new coup to prevent …

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With a cowardly and pathetic parade, Bolsonaro tried to threaten Brazil’s National Congress By Maria do Rosário* The greatest fear of those who try …