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Fernando Horta

Lula, Political Prisoner

By Fernando horta. There is no government in the World that admits that it has political prisoners. They all are – and were – arrested for “crimes” or “threats” and given sentences...

Fernando Horta: Lula is “Plan O”

By Fernando Horta. Plan A was for us to pressure the coup-mongers in 2013, investigating who was financing the Movimento Brasil Livre, Vem para Rua and other proto-fascist groups and stopping things...

Brazilian McCarthyism:  Why don’t we learn from history?

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 the US Roosevelt and Truman were in office...

Moro, Lula and the consolidation of the Coup

By Fernando Horta. After helping Aécio Neves and Michel Temer avoid conviction, Judge Sergio Moro uses shaky evidence to prevent Ex-president Lula's candidacy on the day that the Brazilian Senate wipes 70...

Beauty and the Beast

Since the emergence of what would come to be called "Lava Jato" in 2009, every honest political commentator has been clear: the operation was designed to reach ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula...

Republic of the Snake

“Do we want to serve a snake? Brazil is not a Snake Republic!” - Janaína Paschoal These words were of Janaína Paschoal, the lawyer who wrote the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff with...

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The Neocolonial Game Behind Musk-Bolsonaro Rendezvous

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Film Review: The Coup d’État Factory

The new documentary by Brazilian duo Victor Fraga and Valnei Nunes dissects the role of media in creating the conditions to dismantle democracy and pave the way for the...