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[:en]New Political Earthquake in Brazil: Is It Now Time for Media Outlets to Call This a “Coup”?

[:en]Credits: Antônio Cruz/ Agência Brasil by Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept BRAZIL TODAY AWOKE to stunning news of secret, genuinely shocking conversations involving a key minister in Brazil’s newly installed government, which shine a bright light on the actual motives and participants driving the impeachment of the country’s democratically elected president, Dilma Rousseff. The transcripts were published by the […]

23 de maio de 2016 : 15h58

[:en]Globo behind coup? Brazil president’s supporters blame impeachment on media

[:en] on Russia Today Brazil has been plunged into a deepening political crisis, with its first female president suspended after five years in power. Dilma Rousseff’s supporters accuse the dominant media, owned by Brazil’s richest families, of fanning the flames of discord. The escalating political crisis has driven a wedge between local residents, with anti-Rousseff […]

17 de maio de 2016 : 20h41

[:en]Noam Chomsky: Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff “Impeached by a Gang of Thieves”

[:en] on Democracy Now As protests continue in Brazil over the Legislature’s vote to suspend President Dilma Rousseff and put her on trial, Noam Chomsky notes that “we have the one leading politician who hasn’t stolen to enrich herself, who’s being impeached by a gang of thieves, who have done so. That does count as […]

17 de maio de 2016 : 16h33

[:en]8 Latin American Countries Reject Coup Against Dilma Rousseff

[:en]Photo: Mídia NINJA On teleSUR Brazil’s controversial Senate-coup-imposed President Michel Temer has been largely isolated in Latin America in his first days in office after a the legislative body’s decision to suspend Dilma Rousseff, with only Argentina’s conservative government of President Mauricio Macri publicly stating support for the newly-installed right-wing government. 1. Venezuela Venezuelan President […]

17 de maio de 2016 : 15h23

[:en]’Brazil is not a democracy’: Cannes contender’s cast stage red carpet protest

[:en]On The Guardian The cast and crew of Aquarius, an acclaimed Brazilian drama in competition at Cannes have used the film’s official premiere to mount a protest as what they see as a coup in their country. Writer-director Kleber Mendonca Filho, along with his cast and crew, climbed the steps to the Palais in Cannes […]

17 de maio de 2016 : 15h18

[:en]Brazil Impeachment Brings to Mind Thailand’s 2014 Military Coup

[:en]by Gwynne Dyer, on Common Dreams Q: What’s the difference between the coup that overthrew the elected government in Thailand in Thailand in 2014 and the coup that has now removed the elected government in Brazil? A: The coup-makers in Thailand wore uniforms. The Brazilian Senate has just voted 55 to 22 to impeach President […]

16 de maio de 2016 : 19h23

[:en]Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff to face impeachment trial

[:en] Photo: Jornalistas Livres On BBC Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is to face trial after the Senate voted to impeach and suspend her. Ms Rousseff is accused of illegally manipulating finances to hide a growing public deficit ahead of her re-election in 2014, which she denies. Senators voted to suspend her by 55 votes to […]

12 de maio de 2016 : 10h14

[:en]A Final Defense of Dilma Rousseff

[:en]Rousseff’s main achievement as president led directly to her downfall, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief by Brian Winter, America’s Quartely Back in March 2014, when the Petrobras scandal was just getting started, some of President Dilma Rousseff’s top aides saw a golden opportunity to kill the investigation – or at least badly wound it. Márcio Anselmo, the […]

11 de maio de 2016 : 16h26

[:en]Brazil’s Democracy to Suffer Grievous Blow Today as Unelectable, Corrupt Neoliberal is Installed

[:en]Photo: Mídia NINJA By Glenn Greenwald, on The Intercept In 2002, Brazil’s left-of-center Workers Party (PT) ascended to the presidency when Lula da Silva won in a landslide over the candidate of the center-right party PSDB (throughout 2002, “markets” were indignant at the mere prospect of PT’s victory). The PT remained in power when Lula, in […]

11 de maio de 2016 : 13h31

[:en]Brazilian Moviemaker: It’s a Coup d’État

[:en] A Brazilian Filmmaker Travels Through Time, With Sonia Braga by Nicolas Rapold, New York Times In the 2012 drama “Neighboring Sounds,” the Brazilian filmmaker Kleber Mendonca Filho dissected the class tensions of a single street in Recife. Dazzlingly shot and edited, the debut feature was chosen as Brazil’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film […]

10 de maio de 2016 : 17h29

[:en]The Nazi like indifference of Globo towards the future of social programs

[:en]Photo: Mídia NINJA Daily Contextual Analysis – By Miguel do Rosário Translated by Eoin O’Neill The interview with Professor Wanderley Guilherme, published today in Cafezinho, contains an important alert for all Brazilians, especially the political community: we are entering a period of profound instability, because so far the coup has only been political. However, to […]

06 de maio de 2016 : 10h23

[:en]With Rousseff on the ropes, Brazil’s far right sees an opening

[:en]On Guardian With less than a week until the Brazilian senate votes on the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, the question facing the nation is no longer whether the Workers’ party government will fall, but how far to the right the political pendulum will swing once it has fallen. For Marco Feliciano – an ultra-conservative […]

06 de maio de 2016 : 09h01

[:en]TUC backs Brazilian unions in opposing elite coup attempt

[:en] On TUC Dear comrades, Brazil is experiencing a turning point for the survival of democracy. Conservative sectors use the judiciary and big media conglomerates to persecute former president Lula and his family with a sordid campaign of lies and accusations without evidence. The fight is between the party of exclusion, which is headed by […]

05 de maio de 2016 : 14h06

The Coup advances: the PGR attacks Lula and Dilma

Photo: Mídia NINJA By Miguel do Rosário The golpista scenario has darkened the country. St. Bartholomew’s Night, as predicted by Luis Nassif a few days ago, has begun. The Federal Prosecutor General (PGR), Rodrigo Janot, who for some time has been emitting mixed signals, as a disguise, has now taken off his mask and made […]

04 de maio de 2016 : 12h24

Daily Contextual Analysis: The Dark Night

By Miguel do Rosário The coup has inspired very sinister projections for the near future, especially the increase in the level of state coercion, the reduction of liberties, and the deepening of the process of criminalization of political activities. Nevertheless, these things will only be politically useful to the coup if the corporate media assumes […]

03 de maio de 2016 : 10h02

Al Jazeera: Media barons are behind the coup in Brazil

In Al Jazeera. Brazil: Behind the Dilma Rousseff impeachment story What is driving the story in Brazil, corruption or the media? Plus, how messaging apps are reshaping how news is shared. 30 Apr 2016 12:37 GMT | Media, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, Corruption, Politics Audiences around the world have seen the images from the Brazilian streets […]

01 de maio de 2016 : 14h06

The lords of the law: foundations and functions of operation “Car Wash”*

By Rogerio Dultra dos Santos** Translated by Brigada Herzog   The world watched, on that fateful April 17th a Sunday of horror for Brazil, the initial approval of the impeachment process of President Dilma Rousseff without sufficient presentation of legal grounds. This was, among other factors, result of the distorted electoral system based on businessfunded […]

01 de maio de 2016 : 12h22

Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICS

By Paul Craig Roberts, on Having removed the reformist President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Washington is now disposing of the reformist President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff. Washington used a federal judge to order Argentina to sacrifice its debt restructuring program in order to pay US vulture funds the full value of defaulted […]

30 de abril de 2016 : 17h49

How the TV Globo monopoly took over the political power in Brazil, opening the country to fascism

[GTranslate] by Gui Mallon* What TV GLOBO of Brazil did to that country is not just a crime against Brazil, but against Humanity. She distorted concepts such as Law, State and Democracy to a defenseless population of millions of political and cultural illiterates. TV GLOBO not only distorted information, but committed larceny, fraud. To lie […]

29 de abril de 2016 : 19h47

Stefan Zweig and moral atmosphere

Daily Contextual Analysis – 27/04/2016 by Miguel do Rosario. Translation: Eoin O’Neill. Stefan Zweig wrote a fabulous book, The World of Yesterday: Memories of a European, which discussed the transformation of Europe from the Belle Époque before World War I to the tumultuous and violent reality which began in 1914 and extended at the very […]

28 de abril de 2016 : 21h52