Brasil

The Near Release of Brazil’s Lula

July 9, 2018

Judge Sérgio Moro intervened from vacation to ensure that former president Lula would not be released, says Brian Mier of Brasil Wire. We talk to him about the process by which Lula was almost released on Sunday and how authorities managed to prevent it – all in order to derail his new presidential bid

US Interventions in Latin America Continue and Intensify

US Interventions in Latin America Continue and Intensify

May 6, 2018

Most US citizens don’t realize it, but the US government has continued and even intensified its regime change agenda in Latin America and successfully helped reverse the so-called “pink tide” of left-of-center governments over the past ten years, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Past is present in Latin America

October 3, 2013
As the Supreme Court of Brazil orders a retrial of convicted PT politicians, Joao Pedro Stedile, Leader of the Landless Rural Workers Movement, says the mass movement must become capable of setting the political agenda

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: Slow growth and inflation are taking a toll in developing countries

Trade Rules and the Operations of Multinational Corporations

August 30, 2013
Vijay Prashad: People who own things have disproportionate economic power in society. We’ve made it impossible to create economic power for workers.

Brazil Protests

June 20, 2013
Brazil protest that began over increasing cost of public transportation continues to draw tens of thousands to the streets

Latin America

June 20, 2013
Brazil protest that began over increasing cost of public transportation continues to draw tens of thousands to the streets