Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

Christ The Redeemer (after Paul Landowski)

By mike flugennockMonday - October 15th, 2018Categories: Globalization, Trumpism, elections, right wingnuts

To nobody’s surprise, as part of its long-standing tradition, the Wall Street Journal has endorsed fascist Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s upcoming Presidential elections. This is a politician so horrible that even Marine Le Pen won’t touch him with somebody else’s ten-foot pole.

“Forgive them, Father – but get me the hell out of here!”
–Christ the Redeemer

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FIFA Gets The Red Card

By mike flugennockThursday - June 12th, 2014Categories: Globalization, Occupy

Fifteen thousand families have been forcibly relocated to make room for stadiums and infrastructure for the World Cup in Brazil.

A thousand military-backed police and 200,000 soldiers have been deployed for “security” and the suppression of popular protests against the eviction and displacement of poor families to make room for the World Cup. Police have raided the homes of activists and pre-emptively arrested at least 8 on the eve of the tournament.

Enjoy the football, everybody.

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