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Bolsonaro’s Attempt to Remake Brazilian Culture Bogged Down By Scandals

Just a few months into the year and the Bolsonaro government is up to it neck in scandals that have stymied its ambitious plans to reshape Brazil’s culture and impose a new conservative ideology based on nationalism, religious fundamentalism and militarism.

How the OAS Revived the Cold War in the Americas

An in-depth analysis of the actions of the Organization of American States reveals a disturbing political bias, a willingness to manipulate events and data for political purposes, and a pattern of double standards under the leadership of Secretary General Luis Almagro. In favoring rightwing governments and forces, while attacking or attempting to eliminate the left in power, Almagro has marked a course that has eroded the regional organization’s legitimacy in two critical areas of OAS operations: election observation and human rights monitoring

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Can Women’s Grassroots Organizing Stop the Rise in Violence Against Women?

Bolsonaro’s Attempt to Remake Brazilian Culture Bogged Down By Scandals

Mexico’s Women’s March and Strike Confront Rising Violence

How the OAS Revived the Cold War in the Americas

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MULTIMEDIA

Central American Caravan for the Disappeared Seeks to Reunite Families

Mexico’s Dilemma: Tariffs or Impose Trump’s Draconian Immigration

World Summit of Mothers of the Disappeared

IN THE MEDIA

KPFK Friday Roundtable Jan. 31, 2020

Laura Carlsen joins Dr. Gerald Horne, L.A. educator and activist Jackie Goldberg and host Margaret Prescod to discuss the impeachment trial in the Senate, Trumps Palestine “peace” plan, and the latest caravan of immigrants in southern Mexico. https://soundcloud.com/sojournertruthradio/sets/january-31-2020

Global Exchange: “Venezuela’s crisis: Is there any good way out?”

View our expert panel to hear from Miguel Tinker Salas, Venezuelan scholar and Professor of Latin American History at Pomona College; Laura Carlsen, Mexican journalist and director of the Americas Program, and Medea Benjamin, author and anti-war activist on the growing crisis in Venezuela.

 

 

 

Laura Carlsen on Friday’s KPFA news roundup: Venezuela, the wall-asylum-Trump’s shutdown, Syria and the teachers’ strike