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The Transnational Plunder Of South America’s Water

By Elliott Gabriel, MPN. A concerted push is underway in South America that could see one of the world’s largest reserves of fresh water soon fall into the hands of transnational corporations such as Coca-Cola and Nestle. According to reports, talks to privatize the Guarani Aquifer – a vast subterranean water reserve lying beneath Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, […]

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Boeing & Embraer: Don’t sell Santos Dumont’s dream

By Manuela D`Avila. Embraer is more than one of the largest aviation companies in the World – it is the materialization of Santos Dumont‘s dream. It is a symbol of our peoples’ capacity, the realization of the power of flight, and the Brazilian intellect. When Embraer was founded during the end of the 1960s, it overcame the […]

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The Atlantic Council & Latin American “Regime Change”

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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US admits role in Operation Lava Jato, brags about Lula conviction

December 22, 2017. After US-backed neoliberal Sebastian Piñera wins the Chilean presidential elections following corruption charges against center-left former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht as part of the Lava Jato investigation, El Clarin reveals that the US State department has publicly admitted it is collaborating with the operation. The admission, something that Brasil Wire have suspected since the disclosure […]

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Why does Northern media ignore the Brazilian left? – This is Hell 16/12/17

The following article is an edited version of the transcripts of an interview Chuck Mertz conducted with Brasil Wire editor Brian Mier on This is Hell radio show, on Chicago’s WNUR, on December 16, 2017. Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier explains why the Northern media gets Brazilian politics so wrong – echoing US State […]

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Temer’s Trillion Real Decree: Brasil’s Discreet Recolonisation

In an original contribution to Brasil Wire, David Deccache, Economist and technical adviser to the Brasilian Congress for the PSOL party, details how a deal struck between British Government Minister Greg Hands and the illegitimate Michel Temer government is unethically benefiting the British petroleum industry on the backs of the Brasilian people.  by David Deccache. […]

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Capital’s class war in Brazil: An interview with Brian Mier

An interview with Brasil Wire editor Brian Mier. In the following interview, which first appeared on the Chicago radio program This is Hell on Radio WNUR, Brasil Wire editor Brian Mier talks about underrepresentation of the Brazilian organized left in the Northern and Brazilian corporate media, the racial divide and how the United States is […]

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“Semi-Fictional” Drama or Propaganda? Lava Jato comes to Netflix

In 2016, with Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment underway, a rumour spread that actor Wagner Moura, regular collaborator with director Jose Padilha, had refused the role of Lava Jato Prosecuting Judge and self-styled national saviour, Sérgio Moro, in a new drama series. He had just completed a second season portraying Pablo Escobar in Narcos, also directed by Padilha, and also for […]

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1964: Brasil & CIA

This article “Brasil & CIA” originally appeared in CounterSpy, April – May 1979, pp. 4-23 and has since passed into the public domain. We believe it to be a rare & valuable document of the period, with particular historical relevance today. More information on involvement in the Coup from since-declassified U.S. Government documents can be found at […]