Dilma out: Brazilian plutocracy sets 54mn votes on fire
Never in modern political history has it been so easy to “abolish the people” and simply erase 54 million votes cast in a free and fair presidential election.
Pepe EscobarHybrid War as applied to Brazil exhibited classic elements of a color revolution. Of course there was no need for no-fly zones or humanitarian imperialism to “protect human rights” – not to mention provoking a civil war. But considering the high resistance level of the victim state, where civil society is very dynamic, Hybrid War designers in this case bet on a mix of capitulation – and betrayal – of local elites, mixed with “peaceful protests” and a relentless mainstream media campaign. Call it ‘Civil War Light.’
Meet the three Banana Republic amigos
All hail the neoliberal restoration
The golpeachment gang gets really incensed when they are identified as coup plotters. Still, they could not give a damn about the OAS, Mercosur, Unasur – all of them condemned the coup – not to mention the Holy Grail: the BRICS. Under Brutus 1, the Foreign Ministry, to be led by a sore loser senator, is bound to sink Brazil’s key role in BRICS cooperation, to the benefit of Exceptionalistan.
Brazil: Back in the Clutches of Washington
The decision to oust Dilma Rousseff won't just rip the country apart politically, it will also threaten democracy and destabilize the region.
Meanwhile, the U.S. stands to gain from the weakening of Dilma's leftist government
Glenn Greenwald: What Is Happening in Brazil is Much Worse Than Donald Trump
I24 March, 2016
Brazil is facing its worst political crisis in over two decades as opponents of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff attempt to impeach her on corruption charges. But Rousseff is refusing calls to resign, saying the impeachment proceedings against her amount to undemocratic attempts by the right-wing opposition to oust her from power. On Wednesday, former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva called the impeachment proceedings against Rousseff an attempted "coup d’état."
We speak to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald. His piece, "Brazil Is Engulfed by Ruling Class Corruption—and a Dangerous Subversion of Democracy," recently was published by The Intercept.
Brazil: An Honest Politician Will Be Removed By the Most Corrupt says Legal Scholar
Prof. Boaventura de Sousa Santos says Brazil’s Supreme Court is able to intervene on procedural grounds in Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment, not on the merits of the case
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The view from Empire
What's gone wrong for Brazil? BBC News