WATCH: Geoffrey Robertson QC on the justice campaign for Brazil’s Lula

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Brazil’s Most Popular Leader Has Been Convicted of Corruption on Flimsy Evidence – Mark Weisbrot

Lula da Silva and his Workers’ Party are an affront to the country’s traditional elite — which is itself mired in corruption — so they want to destroy him by any means necessary. (9/8/17) Continue reading “Brazil’s Most Popular Leader Has Been Convicted of Corruption on Flimsy Evidence – Mark Weisbrot”

Two Year Coup Plot Finalised – Brazil’s Corrupt Congress Protects Bribe-Saturated President

Glen Greenwald & The Intercept_ (3/8/17)

JUST OVER A YEAR AGO, in Brasília, one of the most nauseating and humiliating political spectacles I’ve ever seen took place over nine hours. In Brazil’s lower House – a body where a majority of members are implicated in corruption investigations – one dirty, shady cretin after the next stood up in front of television cameras and flamboyantly declared that their conscience, their religion, their God, their children, their devotion to Jerusalem, the memory of their mother, their pastor, the purity of their soul demanded that they punish corruption by removing the elected President, Dilma Rousseff, from office. Continue reading “Two Year Coup Plot Finalised – Brazil’s Corrupt Congress Protects Bribe-Saturated President”