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‘Coup Not Over’: Lula, Rousseff Lead 1000s In Brazil Rally By
Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and ousted President Dilma Rousseff attended the San Francisco River Transposition, organized Sunday by leaders of social movements, artists and intellectuals in the Brazilian city of Monteiro. “The...
Brazil’s Manufactured Coup: The ‘Shock Doctrine’ Returns To Latin America By
BRASILIA, Brazil — Harsh austerity. A 20-year public spending freeze. A non-elected government. A coup backed by the United States and corporate world. This is the new reality that Brazil has faced following the impeachment and ouster of the democratically-elected...
How Turkey’s Coup Attempt Spiraled Into A Dangerous Descent Towards Dictatorship By
ATHENS — In the past year, Turkey has increasingly become a battleground of divergent, conflicting, and often contradictory, geopolitical interests. Turkey is heavily embroiled in the ongoing war in Syria and a decades-long conflict with its Kurdish majority which...
CIA Continues Cover Up Of Involvement In Chile’s 9/11 Coup By
The CIA continues to withhold information on its involvement in the Sept. 11, 1973 coup that led to the death of President Salvador Allende in Chile, followed by a deadly dictatorship, according to documents posted Friday by the National Security Archive. In the list of...
Venezuela Breaks Ties With Brazil As Rousseff Impeachment Takes Effect By
The suspended Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff has been permanently removed from office by the country’s senate in an impeachment vote on Wednesday August 31, 2016. Rousseff was suspended in May 2016, after the senate voted to go ahead with the impeachment process....
Heavyweights Of Academia & Activism Condemn Brazil’s Manufactured Coup In Open Letter By
Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Susan Sarandon, Arundhati Roy, and 17 other human rights activists, intellectuals, and public figures on Wednesday sent a letter to the Brazilian government condemning the impeachment of the country’s President Dilma Rousseff,...
Over 5 Million Anti-Coup Protestors Put On Massive Show Of Unity In Turkey By
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Millions of Turks answered a call by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to gather at Istanbul’s Yenikapi Square on Sunday to display a united front after the botched coup attempt of 15 July. The Turkish president also sought to use the biggest rally in...
Crowdfunded Indie News Site Newsbud Takes On NBC Over Turkey Coup Propaganda By
NEW YORK — An independent news outlet is demanding accountability from the mainstream media over inaccurate reporting during last month’s attempted coup in Turkey. At the time this article was being written on Wednesday afternoon, reporters from Newsbud, a crowdfunded...
Erdogan’s Checkmate: CIA-Backed Coup In Turkey Fails, Upsets Global Chessboard By
The failed coup in Turkey last week was a political and geopolitical earthquake as it has the potential to fundamentally alter the Middle East, NATO, and potentially the balance of power globally.  But while the implications of the recent developments are clear, what...
Amnesty International: Credible Evidence Turkey Torturing, Raping Post-Coup Detainees By
Amnesty International reported on Sunday it has credible evidence that post-coup detainees in Turkey are being beaten and tortured, including by rape. In a statement posted on its website, the human rights organization  demanded independent monitors be given immediate...