A Further Blow to Democracy in Brazil? Glenn Greenwald on Conviction of Lula Ahead of 2018 Election

NERMEEN SHAIKH: We begin today’s show in Brazil, where former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been convicted on corruption charges Wednesday and sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison. He will remain free on appeal. Lula has been the front-runner in the 2018 elections and is widely considered one Continue Reading

The Life Of Brazil’s Marielle Franco | NowThis World

Marielle Franco was a rising political star in Brazil: she was an activist, the only black woman to serve on Rio de Janeiro’s current City Council, and a fierce critic of government corruption. She was known for her infectious smile, colorful headwraps, and strong advocacy for poor black people. She Continue Reading