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  • Jul 26 / 2016
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South America

Kill List: Smashing the ‘B’ in BRICS

BRICS and SCO International Media Centre Let’s start with the Kafkaesque internal turmoil. The coup against President Dilma Rousseff remains an unrivalled media theatre/political tragicomedy gift that keeps on giving. It also doubles as a case of information war converted into a strategic tool of political control. A succession of appalling audio leaks has revealed that key [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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South America

Brazil’s trouble a threat to Brics

What should we make of the change of leadership in Brazil? What are the implications for the agency of the global south in this long battle to decolonise world affairs? We have watched as the political drama in Brasilia unfolded towards the removal of Ms Dilma Rousseff from the presidency. The opposition was emboldened by the defection [...]