Vanessa Baird sets out to see how dictatorship is being rebranded in Latin America’s most populous nation.
The word ‘coup’ suggests a sudden and violent action, literally a ‘blow’.
Citizens may wake up to a coup d’état to find tanks on the streets and radio stations off-...
Rebranding dictatorship in Latin America
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Today, almost exactly one year since Dilma Rousseff’s ‘impeachment’ (which many call a ‘...
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The political landscape may seem particularly bleak at present. But, if we stand back and look at the bigger picture, the dominance of rightwing populists and neoliberal policies is likely to be a temporary blip. The evidence is mounting that greater economic equality benefits all people in all societies, whether you are rich, poor or in-between. Once this is widely understood, politicians and policymakers will be forced to take note, as Danny Dorling explains.
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