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Supporters of Brazilian suspended President Dilma Rousseff protest against acting president Michel Temer at the Esplanada dos Ministerios in Brasília, on June 10, 2016. R / AFP PHOTO / ANDRESSA ANHOLETE
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Out With Temer — Better Late Than Never

By: João Pedro Stedile / Source: Caros Amigos / The Dawn News / August 31, 2016 The Parliamentary/judicial/media coup was consummated after what seemed like a long episode of a soap opera whose ending was already known, because most of the actors had already being paid to play their role. […]

How Israel Is Losing America
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How Israel Is Losing America

By: SHLOMO BEN-AMI / Source: project-syndicate.org / July, 2016. TEL AVIV – The late American diplomat George Ball once argued that Israel needed to be saved from its own suicidal policies “in spite of herself.” In a 1977 Foreign Affairs article, he called for an even-handed push by the United […]

Brazil’s Popular Front Rejects Coup
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Brazil’s Popular Front Rejects Coup

Source: Brasil De Fato / The Dawn News / August 31, 2016. After the Senate’s voting on the impeachment against Dilma Rousseff, which put the last nail in the coffin of Brazilian democracy with 61 votes in favor of the impeachment and 20 against, the Popular Brazil Front, which gathers […]

Clintonites Prepare for War on Syria
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Clintonites Prepare for War on Syria

By: Rick Sterling / Source: Consortium News / August 23, 2016 Neocons and Clintonites have launched a major campaign with the goal of direct US military intervention and aggression against Syria, potentially leading to war with Iran and Russia. An early indication emerged as soon as it was clear the […]

Brazilian Police Crack Down on Protests Ahead of ‘Coup’ Vote
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Brazilian Police Crack Down on Protests Ahead of ‘Coup’ Vote

Source: TeleSur / August 30, 2016. It’s the final day of the impeachment trial against Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff, and while it’s likely she’ll be removed from office, thousands continue to take to streets to defend her. The protests have been met by strong police crackdowns, yet if the coup-government takes permanent […]

Venezuela and Ecuador Recall Ambassadors to Brazil
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Venezuela and Ecuador Recall Ambassadors to Brazil

Source: Telesur / The Dawn News / August 31, 2016. Bolivian President Evo Morales had also warned that the South American country would recall its ambassador if Brazil’s suspended President Rousseff was impeached. The governments of Venezuela and Ecuador have recalled their ambassadors to Brazil after the decision to remove […]

Dilma Warns of Democracy’s Death in Impeachment Testimony
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Dilma Warns of Democracy’s Death in Impeachment Testimony

In measured but blunt language, the suspended president proclaims her innocence and says Brazil is “one step away from a real coup d’etat.” Source: Telesur TV / The Dawn News / August 29, 2016 Suspended President Dilma Rousseff took the stand Monday morning in her impeachment trial, and in measured […]

Coup in Brazil: Senate removes Rousseff from presidency
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Coup in Brazil: Senate removes Rousseff from presidency

Source: Telesur / August, 31, 2016 / The Dawn News Brazil’s right wing finally achieved what it couldn’t win for years at the ballot box, ending 13 years of left-wing governance. The fate of Brazilian democracy was decided Wednesday as the country’s Senate voted 61 to 20 to impeach suspended President Dilma Rousseff […]