Brazilian Rights Activist Marielle Franco Assassinated in Rio

Excerpted from TeleSURTV.net Prominent human rights advocate and councilwoman Marielle Franco was fatally shot while in her car by unknown assailants.   Prominent Brazilian human rights activist and councilwoman Marielle Franco was assassinated in Rio de Janeiro Wednesday. Part of a generation of young Black Brazilians who are becoming increasingly… Read More

Outbreak of Killing in Brazil as Landowners Work to Displace Farmers

Nine men, including an Evangelical pastor, massacred in a remote part of western Brazil were knifed and shot to death, police said yesterday after releasing the bodies for burial, according to the Malay Mail Online: No arrests were… Read More

Trump’s Threat to Liberty, Enabled by Bush and Obama

Via Institute for Public Accuracy:   EVAN GREER,  press [at] fightforthefuture.org, @evan_greer Greer is campaign director for the digital rights group Fight for the Future and a transgender activist. TIME magazine recently published her piece “President Obama Should Shut Down the NSA’s… Read More