Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tag: Brazil

Tropical forests lost 40 football fields of tree cover per minute...

That amounts to 40 football fields worth of trees cut every minute of last year in a devastating blow to biodiversity and the global climate.

After Lula, what’s next for Brazil?

The dream of more just and equal societies that the far from radical Lula represented for many seems further away than ever.

Brazilian school districts make historic switch to 100 percent plant-based meals

With the mission of reducing the cities' environmental footprint (especially water consumption), Brazil's goal is to aid local produce farmers and foster humane and healthy eating habits for students.

U.S. bans Brazilian beef imports

The United States Department of Agriculture suspended fresh beef imports from Brazil until the country “takes corrective action” to address “public health concerns, sanitary conditions, and animal health issues” in its cattle supply chain.

Brazil becomes the newest country to refuse GMO imports from the...

As of 2015 there were 38 countries that had banned GM crops.

An Open Letter to the People of Brazil

“In the struggle to make this world the place of peace, justice and environmental sustainability that it could be, the people of Brazil have been playing an inspirational role.”

In Post-Olympics Brazil, A Political Coup Is No Game

Brazil is a remarkable country, with more than 200 million people, a vibrant culture, a huge economy and, with the majority of the threatened Amazon rainforest within its borders, a vital role to play in the fight to limit human-induced climate change.

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony Reminds World That Climate Change is Very...

The Opening Ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games centered on climate change and its effects.

10 Ways to Wage Wars

“George Orwell warned us that the war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Americans need to aggressively question their politicians and the media, ignore empty slogans, challenge warmongering propaganda, and swiftly reject disinformation from the corporate media.”

The “Car Wash” Coup

The claims of corruption surrounding Dilma Rousseff are pretty rich considering who’s doing the accusing, which includes her own Vice President Michel Temer.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Most devastating of all: Mueller’s indictment of Trump’s character

How many of Trump’s followers or those who might otherwise be tempted to vote for him in 2020 will recoil from this moral squalor?

Judge determines Flint residents can sue US government for water crisis

“The EPA was well aware that the Flint River was highly corrosive and posed a significant danger of lead leaching” into residents’ homes.

Solidarity with Venezuela now! Protect the embassy

The Collective feels a responsibility to hold our government to a standard of respecting the rule of law as well as a responsibility to stand in solidarity with the people of Venezuela.

AFRICOM calls for my ‘elimination’

Specifically, what if an article of mine on the U.S. military appears somewhere in our media world and that military refuses to notice? Does it have an impact?

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