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DOJ Lends a Hand in Prosecuting Lula

January 25, 2018

The “kangaroo court” upheld former Brazilian President Lula’s conviction without an iota of evidence, says journalist Brian Mier

Lula Expected to Appeal Conviction: What Does It Mean for the 2018 Election?

July 12, 2017

Judge Sergio Moro presented no hard evidence in convicting former President Lula on corruption charges and his family’s political connections renders his judgment questionable says Independent Journalist Mike Fox

New Brazilian Government Introducing ‘Shock Doctrine’ Against Social Programs

September 16, 2016

With the most corrupt people are now running the country, the case against former President Lula might proceed with success, says journalist Shobhan Saxena

Brazil’s Defiant Rousseff Takes the Stand, But Will Democracy Survive?

August 30, 2016

The Brazilian oligarchy is on the cusp of achieving its major objectives through the parliamentary coup says James Green, Professor of Brazilian History and Culture at Brown University

Brazil’s PT Failed to Disengage from Corrupt Elements of Its Political Class

August 3, 2016

Alex Cuadros, author of Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country, says the PT, under the leadership of Lula and Rousseff, has failed to disrupt corporate influence over politics

Lula Joins President’s Cabinet in Brazil, Avoiding Arrest

March 17, 2016

Joao Feres, Jr. talks about the protests, corruption, and a possible new direction for a Rousseff-Silva government in Brazil

Brazil Protests

July 17, 2013
The PT government has tried to please the financial elites and gradually reduce poverty, but with public services in crisis, right-wing parties are attempting to use the public’s discontent to their advantage

Latin America

June 18, 2013
Protest against bus fare increase sparked nationwide protest movement demanding systemic change

Drug Wars

June 4, 2013
John Ackerman: Last two Mexican presidents relied on US support for legitimacy not found in polls