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Brazil: Neoliberalism and its Dependency on the Military

By Emir Sader on February 20, 2020

In the classic liberal state, the Armed Forces had the function of guaranteeing national sovereignty, protecting its borders and leading possible wars against other countries. (more…)

Up against the Clock, The Bolivian Dictatorship Does Not Lose its Fascist Essence

By José Luis Méndez Méndez on February 20, 2020

Time is running its course and the Bolivian dictatorship is up against the clock, but its fascist essence and nature prevents it from beautifying its deteriorated image. (more…)

A History of How Cuba’s Anti-Viral Medicine is Being Used in China

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on February 20, 2020

Rep. Mickey Leland on a world hunger delegation to Africa, 1980

Cuba’s antiviral Recombinant Interferon Alpha 2B (IFNrec) is among the medicines chosen by China to treat the coronavirus, the disease that has already caused at least 1,800 deaths in that country. (more…)

Bloomberg Surrogate was PR Guru for Brazil’s Extreme-Right Leader Bolsonaro

By Ben Norton on February 19, 2020

A Michael Bloomberg surrogate pumping up the billionaire’s 2020 campaign for president also helped to elect Brazil’s extreme-right leader, Jair Bolsonaro, (more…)

Don’t Let Justice Stop

By Marina Menéndez Quintero on February 16, 2020

Miriam and Roberto

Just as the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo who are looking for their stolen grandchildren, many of the relatives of the detainees who disappeared during the military dictatorship (more…)

Four Months After the Revolt in Chile: Repression, Resistance and Struggle Continues

By Carlos Aznárez on February 18, 2020

They have not been able to cope with this stubborn and brave people who for four months have not only gone out into the squares by the thousands but have also changed their names to (more…)

Assange Case Puts Future of Journalism at Stake

February 18, 2020

The current director of Wikileaks, Kristin Hrafnsson, warned today that the extradition of Julian Assange, to the United States, who faces up to 175 years in prison, would not only (more…)

The Silent Metamorphosis of the Venezuelan Economy

By Marco Teruggi on February 16, 2020

The return of Juan Guaido made headlines that soon faded. His arrival brought no announcements but promises of upcoming actions without dates or format, the mobilizations that were to (more…)

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