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Media propaganda

John Pilger asks, isn’t it time those who are meant to keep the record straight declared their independence and decoded the propaganda?

Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has used the bicentennial of Brazil’s Independence to ratchet up the heat in the country’s presidential election campaign, writes Federico Fuentes.

Yo Apruebo rally in Chile

Right-wing groups ran a campaign of disinformation to undermine support for the “Yes” vote in Chile's constitutional referendum, reports Ana Zorita.

The mass movement in Sri Lanka mobilised more than a million people in revolt against the corrupt government of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Susan Price reports.

Baby Cuban crocodile

Cuban scientists are racing to save the critically endangered Cuban crocodile — the world’s rarest, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Semra Guzel

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MP Semra Güzel, a 38-year-old medical doctor, became the latest elected representative of this major left-wing party to be jailed in Turkey, reports Peter Boyle.

Sri Lanka

After nearly two months in self-imposed exile, former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa returned to Sri Lanka on September 3, reports Janaka Biyanwila.

Pakistan flood

As Pakistan struggles to respond to catastrophic floods, calls are growing to demand the suspension of the country’s external debt repayments, reports Susan Price.

Ukraine

Vladyslav Starodubtsev, an activist with Ukrainian democratic socialist organisation Sotsialnyi Rukh (Social Movement), discusses the state of the war and its impact on progressive forces.

Enough is enough mural

Anti*Capitalist Resistance activist Phil Hearse discusses the debates on the British left over Ukraine and the rise of the Enough is Enough cost of living campaign.

São Paulo socialist councillor Luana Alves talks about the coming elections in Brazil.

Winston Churchill

No other British prime minister is as lionised to the point of deification as Winston Churchill. Rupen Savoulian looks behind the cult of personality.

Lula Da Silva

Former Brazilian President Luíz Inácio “Lula” da Silva is now in the lead in the polls ahead of the first round of Brazil’s presidential election to be held on October 2, reports Vijay Prashad.

Latin American leaders

Ahead of Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s inauguration, US Republican Senator Ted Cruz railed about the “acute dangers to American national security” posed by leftist governments in Latin America, reports Ana Zorita.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government is looking for a deal with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime to eliminate the Kurds in Rojava. Peter Boyle reports.

Green Left's Alex Bainbridge speaks to Renfrey Clarke about former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and his legacy.

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