‘Lawfare’ On Lula: The Sergio Moro Effect

teleSUR’s exclusive interview with Valeska Martins of Lula’s defense team, asks what repercussions could arise from Sergio Moro as Bolsonaro’s Justice Minister. Brazil is living in political turmoil with a new scandal rising. On Nov. 1, far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro appointed Judge Sergio Moro as his justice minister. This Saturday marks the 218th day since…

Neo-Nazi Militia Trained by US Military in Ukraine Now Training US White Supremacists

Whitney Webb LOS ANGELES — According to a recent FBI indictment, several American white supremacists were allegedly radicalized by and received training from Ukraine’s neo-Nazi Azov Battalion, which receives funding from the current government of Ukraine as well as the U.S. government. The group has also received weapons from the Israeli government.The indictment, filed in…

Fascism In Brasil, A Tragedy In Four Acts

Alfredo Saad-Filho Since the judicial-parliamentary coup that removed elected President Dilma Rousseff, the administration led by her former Vice-President, Michel Temer, has advanced a harsh agenda of neoliberal ‘reforms’. The economic crisis has continued unabated, and the campaign for the destruction of the PT has intensified, leading to the imprisonment of former President and PT…

Trump’s Jaded View of Two World Wars

Wayne Madsen Donald Trump traveled to Paris to, as he put it in a tweet, “celebrate” the centenary of the armistice that ended World War I. Trump not only decided to skip a planned visit to the Aisne-Marne American cemetery at Belleau Wood, but also the inaugural ceremony of the Paris Peace Forum. The forum,…

World War I Homage: A Triumph of Lies and Platitudes

Finian Cunningham World leaders gathered in Paris on Sunday under the Arc de Triomphe to mark the centennial anniversary ending World War I. In an absurd way, the Napoleon-era arc was a fitting venue – because the ceremony and the rhetoric from President Emmanuel Macron was a “triumph” of lies and platitudes. Among the estimated…

How the US War on Yugoslavia Laid the Groundwork for Modern NATO Imperialism

Geopolitics Alert Washington (GPA) – The American-led destruction of Yugoslavia happened over 20 years ago but laid the foundations of NATO’s post-Cold War imperialism that carries on to this day. The handful of small nations in the Balkans that used to comprise the former Yugoslav Federation may not seem to be a high priority of…

New Powerful Defense Alliance Changes European Security Landscape

Alex Gorka Ten European states have created a new defense coalition. It was launched on June 25 and held its first historic meeting in Paris on Nov.7 to start thrashing out details of how the force will operate and welcome Finland as the tenth participant. All founding nations are EU members, including Great Britain, which is to…

On 33rd Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 141 Civilians, Including 19 Children, 6 Women, 4 Paramedics

PCHR On Friday afternoon, 09 November 2018, Israeli forces wounded 141 Palestinian civilians, including 19 children, 6 women, 4 paramedics and 2 being sustaining serious wounds, in the peaceful demonstrations in eastern Gaza Strip despite the decreasing intensity of the demonstrations there and absence of many means usually used during the demonstrations since the beginning…

Cuba: The People as a Constituent Body

Ortelio González Martínez | internet@granma.cu CIEGO DE ÁVILA.–Discussions of the proposed new Constitution of the Republic continue – contextualized, with abundant collective intelligence, and no unanswered questions. All proposals, without exception, are to be evaluated by the National Assembly commission, and a new updated proposal will return to this body, where it will be discussed…

ELN: Duque’s Agenda is Determined by Washington

Colombia Informa Translation by Peoples Dispatch Pablo Beltrán, the chief negotiator of the National Liberation Army (ELN), said that the government of President Iván Duque has an agenda determined by the United States. He also emphasized on the ELN’s will to resume dialogues with the government, despite the differences. Beltrán denounced that 5,000 Colombian soldiers…

CIA in Bolivia: From Miami to Vallegrande

Francisco Arias Fernández Fifty-one years after Che’s death, today it is known that Gustavo Villoldo Sampera, Félix Ismael Rodríguez Mendigutía, and Julio Gabriel García García, who received military training at U.S. bases, were responsible for his assassination. The presence of a large group of Cuban-born infiltrated Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agents in the Bolivian Interior…