Daily Archives: September 13, 2018

Brazil | Lula’s letter to the Brazilian People

My friends,

You surely know by now that the courts have banned me from running for the Presidency of the Republic. Actually, they have banned the Brazilian people from voting freely to change the grim reality of our country.

I have never accepted injustice, and never will. For more than 40 years I have walked alongside the Brazilian people, advocating equality and the transformation of Brazil into a better and more just country. And it was by walking all over our country that I could see from close the suffering burning the soul and the hope shining again in the eyes of our people. I saw indignation with the many wrong things that are happening and the wish to improve one’s life again.

UK | UK Defends Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia During Debate on Yemen

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt defended Britain’s stance on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and said the war in Yemen has no simple answers.

USA | US comedian: ‘We have to say yes to socialism’

Comedian Jim Carrey says Democrats need to stop running from Republican attacks and “say yes to socialism”

“We have to say yes to socialism — to the word and everything,” Mr. Carrey said Friday on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” “We have to stop apologizing.”