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Reader Comments, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pandemic, Donald Trump, Bailout, Back to Work, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, 2020 elections, Airline Bailout, Cruise Lines, Heroes and Heroines - All Essential Workers, Cuba, solidarity, Nigeria, Brazil, Resources

The Inversion of Human Rights in Brazil

Jacob Blanc NACLA
A dictatorship-era torturer is suing one of his victims in Brazil in a stark reminder of how Bolsonaro emboldens rights abusers.

Reporters Face New Threats From the Governments They Cover

James Risen The New York Times
The cases against Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald may be models for a crackdown. The Trump administration and the right-wing Brazilian government of President Jair Bolsonaro seem to have decided to experiment with such draconian anti-press tactics

Lula Walks Free from Prison

Dom Phillips The Guardian
Workers’ party leader had been held for 580 days for corruption. Court rules incarceration unlawful until appeals exhausted.
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