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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...
Brazilian President Michel Temer: Dilma Rousseff Impeached Because She Didn’t Support Neoliberalism By
AUSTIN, Texas — During a recent appearance at a corporate think tank, Brazilian President Michel Temer admitted that his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached because she refused to implement a neoliberal reform plan published by Temer’s party. Rousseff was...
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,...
Shocking Brazil Leaks Prompt Panic In Fraud-Riddled Coup Govt By
Fear that more damning leaks solidifying claims that the plan to remove suspended President Dilma Rousseff was a coup is settling in around the unelected interim President Michel Temer, prompting advisors to suggest a shift of corrupt ministers as political scandal rocks...
Leaked Transcripts Detail How Elite Orchestrated Overthrow In Brazil By
Confirming suspicions that the ouster of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff is, in fact, a coup designed to eradicate a wide corruption probe, Brazil’s largest newspaper on Monday published damning evidence of a “national pact” between a top government...
Meet Brazil’s New Cabinet: The Science Minister Is A Creationist, Agriculture Minister Deforested The Amazon By
BRASÍLIA, Brazil — The new Brazilian president’s first pick for science minister was a creationist. He chose a soybean tycoon who has deforested large tracts of the Amazon rain forest to be his agriculture minister. And he is the first leader in decades to have no...
WikiLeaks: Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer Is US Diplomatic Informant By
SAO PAULO — Brazil’s new acting president is a known U.S. informant who has provided Washington with insider information about the Brazilian government on multiple occasions. Michel Temer’s ties to the U.S. government, as revealed by WikiLeaks’ Public...
Washington’s ‘Fingerprints’ All Over Rousseff’s Impeachment By
Brazil’s young and vibrant democracy is under threat as an unelectable corrupt neoliberal political elite have taken the reins of power from President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers Party (PT), prominent American journalist, lawyer and author Glenn Greenwald...
No Crime, No Proof: Brazil’s Soft Coup Continues Anyway By
The Brazilian right-wing push to oust President Dilma Rousseff under false pretenses continues this Monday when those in favor of the impeachment process are scheduled to present arguments against the head of state. The Senate is expected to vote on May 11, which may...