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Senator Renan Calheiros, former president of the upper house, described the Operation Lava Jato judge turned presidential hopeful as ‘a first-generation robot, with no …

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The US State Department has demanded that Brazil take a position against its BRICS ally Russia in relation to Ukraine. In a January 10th …

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According to Brazilian scientist Lucia Souto, vaccine inequalities and science denialism – two results of neoliberal individualism – are derailing humanity. by Rede Brasil …

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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 …