Two competing narratives on Brazil: one says Dilma Rousseff was deposed in a procedural Coup d’état and Lula’s imprisonment is to stop him becoming President again. The other says that all of the above is totally legit. One of these narratives has Wall Street and Big Oil right behind it. Can you guess which? Coup-Denial […]
In the words of a prominent Brasil-based journalist in June 2013: “There is an unwritten understanding amongst foreign correspondents that the US wants PSDB in power” In his April 12 piece for Americas Quarterly, the magazine of Wall Street Think Tank and Lobby AS/COA, its editor Brian Winter again chose to obscure well evidenced corruption […]
On the morning March 2, 2018, a small but determined group of protesters braved the New York rain, sleet and snow to demonstrate outside the Park Avenue headquarters of Americas Society / Council of the Americas (AS/COA). Inside, an event was being held featuring guest speakers from across the region about what AS/COA, publisher of […]
When Luis Inacio Lula da Silva took office in 2003, one of his first moves was to prioritize open source software for the federal government computer systems in order to reduce costs, increase competition, generate jobs and develop the knowledge and intelligence of the country in this area. Although it was never fully adopted by all […]
On March 2 in New York, Wall Street Lobby & Think Tank, AS/COA will hold a special event in New York heralding a supposed “Anti-Corruption movement” in Latin America. Key speaker at the AS/COA event, Operation Lava Jato judge Sérgio Moro will then reportedly be named man of the year at another special event sponsored […]
The story of how an overlooked Bush-era Foreign Policy edict led to Brazil’s Coup of 2016 and its consolidation in the conviction of Former President Lula. Despite public ignorance, and its root in the media blindspot on this matter, US involvement in Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Operation Lava Jato, which has already resulted in $3bn payout to […]
Founded in 1961, the Atlantic Council (AC) is part of the NATO offshoot Atlantic Treaty Association, described as an umbrella organization which acts as a network facilitator in the Euro-Atlantic and beyond, that claims to draw together “political leaders, academics, military officials, journalists and diplomats in an effort to further the values set forth in […]
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