Tag Archives: Brazil

Rebellions! Worldwide: Brazil, Hong Kong, Ecuador, Haiti and more

Haiti: 4 More Dead in Longest Bout Of Protests Against President Telesur  October 12, 2019 So far, around 17 people have died and almost two hundred have been injured in the month-long protests. At least four people have died and dozens were injured between Friday and Saturday in strong protests in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after police used tear gas to […]

WATCH THE REPLAY: WikiLeaks Editor Kristinn Hrafnsson, Michael Isikoff, Pepe Escobar, As’ad AbuKhalil on CN Live!

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson, journalists Michael Isikoff and Pepe Escobar, political scientist As’ad AbuKhalil and author George Szamuely on Episode 2 of CNLive!  Hrafnsson joined CNLive! to speak on the latest about imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, including CNN’s recent hit piece; Isikoff discussed his Yahoo! Newsseries on Seth Rich; Escobar gave keen insights into the major scandal engulfing Brazil as well […]

Welcome to the Jungle, by Pepe Escobar

The record reveals Bolsonaro as a racist, misogynist, homophobic, weaponizing thug, favoring a white, patriarchal, hierarchical, hetero-normative and “homogenous” Brazil. …A record 31 million votes were ruled absent or null and void. No less than 46 million Brazilians voted for the Workers’ Party’s candidate, Fernando Haddad.

Indigenous Rights Are Key to Preserving Forests, Climate Change Study Finds

When communities have secure forest rights, not only are forests better protected, but communities fare better.

Glenn Greenwald: Why Is The Daily Beast’s Russia Critic Silent About So Many Hideous Abuses?

The Intercept: Glenn Greenwald — Oct. 29
The fallacy of “whataboutism” is now a favorite Western tactic for distracting from one’s own abuses, demanding that one’s citizens focus on the crimes of other governments rather than their own.

▶ Brazil passes bill to stop NSA data collection

  Published on Mar 26, 2014 Brazilian legislators are considering a bill that many are calling the “Constitution of the Internet,” in response to the revelations about the National Security Agency’s accessing of internet users’ data. Already passed by the lower house of the Brazilian legislature, the bill tightens privacy rights for internet users and also […]

Tom Engelhart> Pepe Escobar: A Full Spectrum Confrontation World?

Pepe Escobar: A Full Spectrum Confrontation World? By Tom Engelhardt      April 26, 2012      opednews.com Last December, a super-secret RQ-170 Sentinel, part of a far-reaching program of CIA drone surveillance over Iran, went down (or was shot down, or computer-jacked and hacked down) and was recovered intact by the Iranian military.  This week, an Iranian general proudly announced that […]