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Ordinary Heroes

Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean Or Stream via our player, here:   In this episode Neil Scott talks about his fears during the Northern Irish Troubles, Nathália Urban reviews an extraordinary book by The SNP founder on Brazil, Debra Torrance dares not mention Coronavirus and Richie Venton talks about the recent decision (overturned) by Glasgow City Council […]

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“Don’t Be afraid to resist!” – Nathália Urban on Lula’s First Speech since being released

https://ungagged.podbean.com/mf/play/qhyb3w/Nathalia_on_lulas_address_after_release_mp3.mp3 Lula’s first official speech: After his triumphant release from prison, former President Lula returns to his roots. From the metalworkers union In São Bernardo, he spoke for the first time about his ideas for improving Brazil and strengthening the Latin America left. Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean #StandWithLula Please consider donating to us.  Small donations keep […]

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Brazil – “Tinder of Books”, How Donating a Book Can Be an Anti-Racist Action

Pic:  Winnie Bueno – Founder of  “Tinder dos Livros”   In Brazil, the presence of black people in higher education has made some recent advances with the introduction of affirmative actions and other social programs, but in academia the racial portrait is one of greater inequality. According to a survey on the Socioeconomic and Cultural […]

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Complicity on Destruction- International companies are profiting over the destruction of the Amazon

European companies are reinforcing Bolsonaro’s far-right and climate-damaging agenda and profiting over the destruction of the Brazilian environment and the indigenous genocide. The APIB ( Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil) report entitled “Complicity on Destruction” showed for the first time how soybean, cattle, timber and sugar companies responsible for the destruction of the Brazilian […]

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Protesters Targeted by High Speed Car – One Protester Killed.

Protesters demonstrating for a water supply were targeted by a terrorist today (18th July 19). Today , the Landless Movement members (MST) of “Camp Marielle Vive” in Valinhos, Brazil, held a peaceful demonstration on Jequitibá Road, km 07, in front of the Camp, when they were surprised by a man with a pickup truck at […]

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Caiçaras Traditional Lifestyle, and Livelihood, Under Threat from Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Bolsonaro’s policies threaten the traditional inhabitants of the coastal regions of the south eastern and southern Brazil. Yesterday, three houses of Caiçaras in the ecological station Juréia- Itatins, Brazil, were demolished by state agents on the grounds that they occupied an illegal area. Caiçaras are the traditional inhabitants of the coastal regions of the southeastern and southern Brazil, […]

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Áurea Carolina speaks out: “Brazil has become an even more threatening country for those who fight for their rights.”

Interview of Áurea Carolina by Nathália Urban (@UrbanNathalia) The world is aware of the absurdity and outbursts of Jair Bolsonaro’s government, but perhaps people do not know that many of their mistaken decisions are facing strong resistance, mainly in the Chamber of Deputies. One of the main voices of this resistance is Deputy Áurea Carolina, […]