Brazil: Bolsonaro’s Clearcut Populism

Resistance to environmental and social reforms is growing among Indigenous peoples, teachers, students and organized labour “The barbarism has begun,” declared the Pankarurú Indigenous nation after Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s neofascist president, won fraudulent elections in October 2018 amidst accusations of breaking financing rules and shamelessly spreading fake news. The Pankarurú inhabit a northeastern part of […]

Nigeria’s Humanitarian Crisis

By Asad Ismi On February 27, Nigerian voters re-elected President Muhammadu Buhari, leader of the All Progressives Congress party (APC), in a poll marred by large-scale violence, accusations of vote-rigging, last-minute delays and military intervention. When Buhari was first elected in 2015, turnout among registered voters was 44%. In this election it hit an all-time […]

The Top Ten Agents of the Corporate Agenda in Canada

By Asad Ismi 1. The Alliance of Manufacturers and Exporters of Canada (AMEC)  The Canadian Manufacturers’ Association merged last year with the Canadian Exporters’ Association to form this Alliance. AMEC now represents some 3,000 manufacturers, service companies and exporters. President Stephen Van Houten acts as their main spokesperson, with the aid of a $6.5 million […]