Tag Archives: Brazil

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 […]