America’s theatre of the absurd / by Chris Hedges

“Macdeath.” Illustration by Mr. Fish. This article originally appeared on ScheerPost.com on January 8, 2023 Our political class does not govern. It entertains. It plays its assigned role in our fictitious democracy, howling with outrage to constituents and selling them out. The Squad and the Progressive Caucus have no more intention of fighting for universal health care, workers’ rights or defying the warContinue reading “America’s theatre of the absurd / by Chris Hedges”

Brazil’s Supreme Court orders suspension of Bolsonarista road blockades / by Tanupriya Singh

Road blockades erected across Brazil by Bolsonaro supporters who seek to refute the results of the election. Photo: ARede Originally published in People’s Dispatch Supporters of outgoing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro set up over 300 road blockades on October 31. The far-right leader has isolated himself since Sunday and has remained completely silent since hisContinue reading “Brazil’s Supreme Court orders suspension of Bolsonarista road blockades / by Tanupriya Singh”