Brazil: As ‘Coup’ Government Targets Retirement Benefits, General Strike Rocks Nation

Video via TeleSURtv.net: Video ALEXANDER MAIN, [in D.C.] via Dan Beeton, beeton@cepr.net, @ceprdc Senior associate for international policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Main recently wrote the piece “Congress must take attacks on Brazilian democracy… Read More

EARTH MINUTE: Brazilian Coup Will Lead to Wide Ranging Impacts

KPFK-FM‘s Sojourner Truth Radio show aired an Earth Watch segment on it’s Sept. 14 broadcast focused on the coup of former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. The segment begins at about the 30:25 mark of the clip below. A transcript… Read More

With Impeachment, Brazil’s Right-Wing Elites Deal Blow to Dilma Rousseff, Democracy

With just one vote, Brazil’s corrupt, right-wing elites dealt a blow to Dilma Rousseff and democracy #ImpeachmentDay pic.twitter.com/mAroE4hHFy — teleSUR English (@telesurenglish) August 31, 2016 Via CommonDreams.org: As expected, Brazil’s Senate on Wednesday voted to impeach suspended President… Read More