Brazil

Brazil Dam Collapse: Consequences Will Be More Devastating Under Bolsonaro

Brazil Dam Collapse: Consequences Will Be More Devastating Under Bolsonaro

January 30, 2019

Existing mining and environmental regulations, if they had been implemented, could have prevented this disaster, which caused at least 84 dead and 256 missing. We discuss the Vale dam collapse in Brazil with Greenpeace organizer Fabiana Alves

Brazil’s Dam Owner Vale, Neck Deep in Sludge

Brazil’s Iron Ore Company Vale Responsible for 65 Deaths and 279 Missing

January 28, 2019

Vale mine workers at dam among the missing washed into the valley, says Journalist Mike Fox

Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders

Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders

January 26, 2019

Shir Hever says Netanyahu is abusing his image as a protector of the Jewish people, and cuts deals with far-right and anti-Semitic heads of state, absolving them of their racism towards Jews in exchange for their superficial support for the State of Israel. All this, to win the upcoming Israeli elections

While Activists Mobilize for Lula, Right-wing Extremist is Inaugurated in Brazil

While Activists Mobilize for Lula, Right-wing Extremist is Inaugurated in Brazil

January 2, 2019

January 1st was the inauguration of Brazil’s new right-wing extremist president Jair Bolsonaro. In his speech he promised to rid Brazil of socialism. Meanwhile, at a prison in Curitiba, thousands gathered in support of former Workers Party President Lula. Mike Fox reports from 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