By MARTY GOODMAN Under the previous administration of supposed "leftist" Brazillian President Lula da Silva, Brazil sent thousands of troops to Haiti as part of the UN occupation following a CIA-backed coup.
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VIDEO ON ASSANGE’S DEFENSE AT THE PEOPLE’S SUMMIT
By ROBERT CORSINI Assange activist and filmmaker Robert Corsini created a video in defense of journalist and whistleblower Julian Assange at the Los Angles People’s Summit. Julian’s father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, are featured speakers as well as a terrific Assange table staffed by Assange activist Vincent De Stefano.
A Tale of Two Summits
By RICK STERLING Last week (June 8-10) there were two summits in Los Angeles, California: the Summit of the Americas hosted by the US State Department and the Peoples Summit hosted by US and international activist organizations. The two summits were held in the same city at the same time but could not be otherwise more different.