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Global Left Midweek - October 10, 2018

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Brazil Election: Landless Workers, Chomsky Meets Lula, French Left Leader, El Salvador Left vs Right, Transforming the UK, South Asia Women's Movements, Weekly Protest in Austria

Global Left Midweek - September 26, 2018

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Brazilian Women Represent, Corbyn and Antisemitism, Cuba and Racism, Québec Solidaire, Left Unity in India, Poland's Rising Star, South African Workers Divided

Brazil Has Fallen Prey to Coup Leaders and Generals

Francesco Bilotta il manifesto
paramilitary in Brazil Temer’s decision to deploy the military in the favelas of Rio shows the willingness to make use of soldiers again in activities of social control, like in the days of the military dictatorship.

With Lula in Jail, the Future of Democracy in Brazil is at Stake

Alfredo Saad-Filho Red Pepper
Lula’s crime was to be a worker and a popular political leader in an elitist country. The challenge for the left is to rebuild a democratic movement that will put the political system, the media, the judicial system and the state at the service of political freedom.

Brazilian Democracy in Peril

Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Marcelo K. Silva Boston Review
Marielle Franco represented a progressive new left, built on advocating for Brazil’s most vulnerable citizens, making her murder doubly tragic.
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