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The call to free Julian Assange echoes around the world

Ahead of and during the extradition hearings for Julian Assange, political leaders, activists, journalists and lawyers across the world have condemned the prosecution and demanded the dropping of charges

How Ecuador’s democracy is being suffocated

Not only was Rafael Correa barred from contesting in the upcoming elections in Ecuador, but now the candidacy of Andrés Arauz is also being threatened

The trial of Julian Assange: Week 3

We take a look at the developments during the third week of the trial portion of the extradition hearings of Julian Assange that is taking place in the United Kingdom

Assange is a champion of the cause of freedom, says Brazil’s Lula in letter

The ex-president’s letter published on Monday September 21 in The Guardian warned about the risks of Assange’s extradition to the US

Brazilian leaders Lula and Dilma express solidarity with Julian Assange, reject extradition

The Australian journalist faces 18 charges from the United States and could be sent to the country to be sentenced

Rafael Correa barred from contesting in the 2021 elections in Ecuador

Ecuadorian court of cassation ratified the sentence against Rafael Correa which officially and definitely disqualified from contesting in the 2021 general elections

100 years of Florestan Fernandes, a theoretician who served the working class

The sociologist who took his class origins to the pages, saw revolution as essential for the transformation of Brazil

Neoliberal discourse on land harms livelihoods and environmental security: Oakland Institute report

Studying the cases of countries like Ukraine, Zambia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Brazil, the Oakland Institute report debunks some of the myths on development and land use propagated by mainstream economics, and calls for the preservation of commons.

Jessy Dayane: “Bolsonaro has never tried to hide his authoritarian project”

Jessy Dayane discusses the dimensions of the political crisis in Brazil as well as the possible impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s Justice Minister quits Bolsonaro govt due to “political interference”

Brazil’s Justice Minister quits Bolsonaro government over alleged “political interference”

João Pedro Stedile: Neoliberalism and finance capital have been defeated by coronavirus

The member of MST’s national board analyzes the current international and Brazilian contexts in wake of the coronavirus pandemic

Latin America and the Caribbean in the eye of the COVID-19 storm

Several reports by international and regional organizations have been published on the economic and social impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on the region

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