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Why Brazil’s elites resent former President Lula’s rise to power

June 16, 2019           |                                       

Brazilian elites “couldn’t beat the Workers’ Party democratically, so they abused the force of law in order to destroy the party,” says Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of The Intercept. “This is a serious warning and a serious danger about why any time people in power exercise power in secret, we need to be skeptical of them.” […]

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Why Brazil’s elites resent former President Lula’s rise to power

June 16, 2019           |                                       

Brazilian elites “couldn’t beat the Workers’ Party democratically, so they abused the force of law in order to destroy the party,” says Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of The Intercept. “This is a serious warning and a serious danger about why any time people in power exercise power in secret, we need to be skeptical of them.” […]

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Why Brazil’s elites resent former President Lula’s rise to power

June 16, 2019           |                                       

Brazilian elites “couldn’t beat the Workers’ Party democratically, so they abused the force of law in order to destroy the party,” says Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of The Intercept. “This is a serious warning and a serious danger about why any time people in power exercise power in secret, we need to be skeptical of them.” […]

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Iran Orders Evacuations In Flood-Hit City Of Ahvaz

April 10, 2019           |                                       

Iranian authorities have ordered residents of five districts of the southwestern city of Ahvaz to evacuate, as floodwaters entered Khuzestan Province’s capital, local media report. Provincial Governor Gholamreza Shariati said on April 10 that the evacuation order was a “precautionary and preventive move to avert any danger,” according to the semiofficial Tasnim news agency. The […]

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Released depositions revealed that Richard Sackler, owner of Purdue Pharma, lied to physicians about the danger of OxyContin. Now Purdue Pharma is considering declaring bankruptcy to avoid lawsuits. Tarbell.org founder Wendell Potter discusses the case The post Billionaire Owners of Purdue Pharma Pushed Opioid Drug OxyContin Knowing it Could Kill appeared first on The Real […]

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Johannes Koenig, musician, charged by Munich police for liking an article about the Kurdisch YPG on Facebook by the satire site Der Postillion. Sachelle Babbar/Press Association The first time Roni ( a pseudonym) came home to London after his 8 months as a medic for the anarchist Kurdish YPG/YPJ in northern Syria, he was nervous. […]

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