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On the Road to Interview Lula, Into a Brazilian Black Hole
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On the Road to Interview Lula, Into a Brazilian Black Hole
September 9, 2019

My journey started in Cambodia. I had spent hours wandering around Beng Mealea, the jungle squeezing the stony repose of the Angkorian ruins, meditating on the rise and fall of empires.

Brics Was Created as a Tool of Attack: Lula
August 31, 2019

In a wide-ranging, two-hour-plus, exclusive interview from a prison room in Curitiba in southern Brazil, former Brazilian president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva re-emerged for the first time, after more than 500 days in jail, and sent a clear message to the world.

Brics Was Created as a Tool of Attack: Lula
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Lula tells world he’s back in the game from jail
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Lula tells world he’s back in the game from jail
August 28, 2019

Brazil has always been a land of superlatives. Yet nothing beats the current, perverse configuration: a world statesman lingers in jail while a clownish thug is in power, his antics now considered a threat to the whole planet.

Urgent Action Required Against Environmental Pirates
August 26, 2019

The rise to power of the eco-nihilists will intrigue future historians. They will ponder why, faced with sound scientific data, certain world leaders insisted on doing nothing to prevent the demise of their nations as well as global civilization.

Urgent Action Required Against Environmental Pirates
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Burn the Amazon!
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Burn the Amazon!
August 25, 2019

Cut down the trees. Kill the wild animals. Burn the bush. Pollute the rivers. Pave over the grass. Raise more beef, pigs and poultry in cages.

South American Shockwaves Bring the New Silk Road Into the Americas as Neo-Liberal Order Crumbles
August 25, 2019

Over the past several years Latin America has become a strategic battleground which involves much more than merely “geopolitical power plays” between the USA vs China as many commentators are asserting.

South American Shockwaves Bring the New Silk Road Into the Americas as Neo-Liberal Order Crumbles
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Macron Screams ‘Fire!’ on a Crowded Planet as Burning Amazon Serves as Ultimate G7 Smokescreen
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Macron Screams ‘Fire!’ on a Crowded Planet as Burning Amazon Serves as Ultimate G7 Smokescreen
August 24, 2019

Macron’s effort to politicize Brazil’s raging rainforest fires when the world’s attention will be focused on France is understandable, yet no less deplorable.

Moving Past Bolsonaro’s Interpretation of Oblivion
August 19, 2019

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is giving practical examples of what happens when a democratically-elected government implements dictatorship-era practices. How is oblivion defined and what happens when it becomes a trigger for remembrance?

Moving Past Bolsonaro’s Interpretation of Oblivion
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