Brazil

Roger Waters: Neoliberalism Is Fueling the Flames of Fascism (Pt 1/2)

vRoger Waters: Neoliberalism Is Fueling the Flames of Fascism

December 8, 2018
After performing in Brazil, Roger Waters discusses the rise of Jair Bolsonaro and the Murder of Marielle Franco
Bolton Meets Far-Right President-Elect Bolsonaro to Nail Down Closer Cooperation with Brazil

Bolton Meets Far-Right President-Elect Bolsonaro to Nail Down Closer Cooperation with Brazil

November 29, 2018

National Security advisor John Bolton visited Brazil on Thursday, to find areas of agreement with Brazil’s recently elected far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro. Key targets include Venezuela and Cuba

Brazil's 'Slow Motion Coup' - General Admits Intimidating Court into Imprisoning Lula da Silva

Brazil’s ‘Slow Motion Coup’ – General Admits Intimidating Court into Imprisoning Lula da Silva

November 14, 2018

The latest revelation about Brazil’s slow motion coup, designed to ensure that the center-left remains out of power and the far-right takes control, involves a general who admitted that he threatened the Supreme Court so it would imprison presidential front-runner Lula da Silva. We discuss the development with Brian Mier

The Lesson of Brazil

November 6, 2018

By Pierre Beaudet / Socialist Project. The catastrophe – expected and foreseeable – has happened. This immense country, with its 200 million inhabitants, is now in darkness. At best, it will take a decade or two to emerge.   It is of course very early to predict what will happen, but the election of the…

Brazil Election Celebration

Supporters of Brazil’s Neofascist President Celebrate, Workers Party in Shock

October 30, 2018

With the election of neofascist Jair Bolsonaro as president of Latin America’s largest country, the people of Brazil could hardly be more polarized. An election night field report from Mike Fox

Bolsonaro Represents the Starkest Expression of Politics of Hatred in Brazil (Pt. 2/2)

Bolsonaro Represents the Starkest Expression of Politics of Hatred in Brazil

October 29, 2018

Prof. Alfredo Saad-Filho says the disappointment with the presidency of Bolsonaro will be inevitable

Brazil’s Election ‘No Surprise’ – Are the Left’s Fears of Bolsonaro Justified?

October 29, 2018

While it was no surprise that right-wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election with 55% of the vote, it was with a smaller margin than originally projected. Now comes the great danger for the country’s minorities and opposition forces, says Alex Hochuli

Brazilian Students Protest Police Raids Ahead of Presidential Election

Brazilian Students Protest Police Raids Ahead of Presidential Election

October 27, 2018

Students and professors rallied across Brazil, following police raids at more than two dozen public universities, attempting to stop “partisan” activity on campus. Mike Fox reports

Calling Brazil's Presidential Frontrunner 'Neofascist' is Accurate

Calling Brazil’s Presidential Frontrunner ‘Neofascist’ is Accurate

October 26, 2018

Brazilians face a momentous decision on Sunday, between ‘neo-fascist’ frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro and the Workers Party’s Fernando Haddad. How did Brazil get to this point? We discuss the situation with Alex Hochuli