SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
by KELSEY HAWKINS-JOHNSON
While the world watches in horror as fires rage in the Amazon, activists are naming culprits.
“Put out the flames, we name your names — politicians, corporate vultures, you’re the ones we blame,” demonstrators chanted as they marched from the White House to the Brazilian Consulate on September 5.
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Brett Kavanaugh Fit In With the Privileged Kids. She Did Not.
Deborah Ramirez’s Yale experience says much about the college’s efforts to diversify its student body in the 1980s.
Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh during the announcement of his nomination to the Supreme Court on July, 9, 2018.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times
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Updated 09.14.19 9:47PM ET /
Published 09.14.19 9:39PM ET
A New York Times investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s time at Yale University has uncovered another allegation of sexual misconduct that was previously unreported. Max Stier, a Yale classmate of Kavanaugh in the 1980s, reportedly said he saw K…[Read more]
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Judi Lynn started the topic Why we (still) need to talk about Chile's El Mercurio in the forum Foreign Affairs 13 hours ago
We examine coverage and CIA funding of the paper that supported the 1973 Chilean coup and the following dictatorship.
14 Sep 2019 10:33 GMT
Produced by: Marcela Pizarro and Flo Phillips
Frequently on The Listening Post, we are warned about getting too close to the story. Like a lens that zooms in too close, there is always a danger that p…[Read more]
At 5100 meters’ elevation, a Peruvian gold mining town is the world’s highest settlement—and a good place to study how life at extremely low oxygen levels ravages the body
By Martin Enserink, in La Rinconada, Peru; Photography by Tom Bouyer, Expedition 5300
12 September 2019
ON A COLD, GRAY MORNING earlier this year, Ermilio Sucasaire, a gold…[Read more]
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Benki Piyãnko in his village, Apiwtxa, explaining about his work with agroforestry systems Carolina Comandulli
BY BENKI PYÃNKO SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
Benki Pyãnko is a community leader from Apiwtxa, an Ashaninka community situated in the Amazonian state of Acre, Brazil. He has led projects to defend his community from deforestation and to de…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Porto Alegre Judge Rules against Censorship of Cartoon Exhibit that Criticized Jair Bolsonaro in the forum Foreign Affairs 1 day ago
Exhibition will run for 12 days as planned
A court ruled that the critical cartoons of President Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) and his government–censored by the Porto Alegre City Council at the beginning of the month– can be displayed again to the public.
The injunction mandates that the cartoons be…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Brazilian Politician Offers US$2,440 to Kill Murder Suspect in the forum Foreign Affairs 1 day ago
State deputy made offer on the floor of the Espírito Santo state parliament
PSL state deputy Captain Assumption, 56, stood on the legislative floor and offered a R$ 10,000 (US$ 2,400) award to anyone willing to kill whoever murdered young Maiara de Oliveira Freitas.
The crime happened in the morning, in Cariacica, a city in…[Read more]
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by Adriaan Alsema September 13, 2019
On the fourth day of Colombia’s trial of the century, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear three former paramilitaries and one of the assistants of former President Alvaro Uribe, who has been charges with fraud and bribery.
Witness #17 | “Castañeda”
“Castañeda” is a former mid-level commander of the Bloq…[Read more]
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BY JESSICA CAMPISI – 09/13/19 09:15 PM EDT
A hand-drawn swastika was reportedly found on Friday in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) building in Washington.
An email sent at about 5 p.m. to staffers in the building by Principal Deputy Undersecretary for the Office of Intelligence and Analysis Brian Murphy said the Nazi symbol was found…[Read more]
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