William Blum

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The Anti-Empire Report

Issue #135 — December 19th, 2014

In 1964, the Brazilian military, in a US-designed coup, overthrew a liberal (not more to the left than that) government and proceeded to rule with an iron fist for the next 21 years.  In 1979 the military regime passed an amnesty law blocking the prosecution of its members for torture and other crimes.  The amnesty still holds. Keep reading →

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