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Mapping Faultlines: The implications of Brazil’s failed coup attempt

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha explains the implications of the recent coup in Brazil, including what it means for Lula as he begins his third term as the country’s president

Bolsonaro supporters’ flopped coup attempt in Brazil is still dangerous

Zoe Alexandra of Peoples Dispatch explains the failed coup attempt by supporters of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, the motivations of the right-wing mob, and the response by people’s movements in the country

Daily Round-up | UNSC urges maintaining of status quo in Al-Aqsa & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the UN Security Council discussion on Al Aqsa, a report on melting of glaciers, a ban on the funding of the HDP party in Turkey, and Brazil rejoining CELAC

India’s got the BRICS blues

Being an acolyte of the US-led “rules-based order,” India faces the specter of isolation as Lula takes over as Brazil’s president and the center of gravity in BRICS is poised to shift to the left of center

Daily Round-up | Israeli minister Ben Gvir storms Al-Aqsa & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of Itamar Ben-Gvir storming Al Aqsa, the Bolivian right-wing’s increasing attacks, protests by workers in Tunisia, and Lula’s meetings with leaders from across the world

Daily Round-Up | UK railway cleaners launch first-ever national strike, and more

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the the strike by sanitation staff in the UK railways, a US decision on arms sales to Taiwan, the extension of detention of Pedro Castillo, and details about the upcoming Brazilian cabinet

The global faultlines of 2022

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha discusses the major hotspots of 2022, including the Ukraine war and US-China tensions, and their implications for the coming year

Daily Round-Up | 2022 among worst years for Rohingyas says UN body and more stories

In today’s episode, we look at the plight of Rohingyas in 2022, the protests and repression in Sudan, threats to Brazilian president-to-be Lula da Silva, and the arrests of Palestinian children by Israeli occupation forces

Daily Round-up | Brazil to restore ties with Venezuela & other stories

In this episode, we look at Brazil restoring ties with Venezuela, the UN’s analysis of the situation in Somalia, Tunisian’s upcoming election, and Iran’s response to its being expelled from a UN body

João Pedro Stedile: The left and Lula

In part two of our conversation with João Pedro Stedile, he discusses the governability and decision-making capacity of the Lula government in the face of a conservative senate and chamber of deputies.

Daily Round-up | Lula vows to protect Amazon in COP27 speech & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of Lula’s speech at COP27, Peru’s opposition campaign against President Castillo, the latest from the US elections, and Israel’s plan to extend the apartheid wall

João Pedro Stedile: “Lula’s victory is a political and social victory not just electoral”

In part one of this two-part interview, Stedile discussed the major challenges facing the incoming Lula government, the Bolsonarista blockades, and Lula’s priorities for foreign relations.