Daily Archives: May 23, 2016

Venezuela | Brazil Coup Govt Moves to Change Definition of Slavery and It’s an Absolute Disaster

The new, unelected government is reversing progressive measures by President Dilma Rousseff by taking over Indigenous land and attacking labor laws.

Brazil’s new unelected government is looking to introduce new measures that would “soften the definition of slavery” in the country in what is being seen as a roll back of many of the reforms introduced by the leftist government of President Dilma Rousseff.

Russia | ‘If Ukrainian demonstrations not a masquerade, Poroshenko could be overthrown’

The protests could be a way of allowing Kiev to say: ‘Look, we’ve got these terrible people protesting against us, but we’re nonetheless going to allow elections in Donbass, John Laughland, director of studies at the Institute of Democracy and Cooperation in Paris, told RT.

Sweden | Support freedom of speech in Sweden and throughout the world

Open letter to the people of the world

Please sign and give your support to peace, freedom of speech, freedom of information and to expose the right-wing extremist violence. Help us stop the international defamation campaign against a French documentary by Paul Moreira that exposes a right-wing extremist mass murder and atrocities in Ukraine to be aired in Sweden May 23. We need your support now when main stream media together with governments and their followers want to impose their views and biased narrative as the only valid truth on their own people or upon people in other countries.

UK | Cannes 2016: Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake wins Palme d’Or

British director Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake has won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival.

It was the 79-year-old’s second award for best picture at the festival after 2006’s The Wind That Shakes the Barley.

Loach attacked the “dangerous project of austerity” as he accepted the award for his film about a middle-aged widower and the UK welfare system.