A Peace Summit for both our nations

“The destinies of the U.S. and Mexico, as well as our movements for social and environmental justice, are inextricably intertwined”. peacesummit2023.org The Peace Summit, coordinated by Global Exchange and more than 50 other organisations, aims to foster a cross-border movement that mobilises local solutions to growing inequality, violence, and human and migrant rights problems in […]

Brazil 2022 Elections: What now?

Now that Lula da Silva has won the presidential elections in Brazil, it is time to reconcile a politically divided nation.  While it is true that the Brazilian economy is growing, this growth is not producing significant improvements in the standard of living of the majority of the population. Moreover, Brazil’s public finances continue to […]

Lula ends campaign walking along Paulista with Haddad, Alckmin and Pepe Mujica

Periodistas Unidos. Peninsula 360 Press. Global Exchange. Cuartoscuro São Paulo, Brazil. October 29, 2022. The symbol of São Paulo, Paulista Avenue was taken over by a lively crowd this Saturday afternoon. Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, and Fernando Haddad, candidate for the State government, held the […]

Bolsonaro prepares to face Trump-like defeat in social media

Eduardo Paz / Terra 360 – Global Exchange During the last few weeks, there has been a significant increase in allusions to electoral fraud in the Brazilian elections. According to our measurements, mentions of fraud had remained below 300 thousand on the Twitter network. However, the indicator has exceeded this number almost every week since […]

The letter “L” in Brazil 

Laura Carlsen. Global Exchange. Terra 360. Tens of thousands of Brazilians marched in São Paulo Saturday in a final show of support for former president Lula da Silva before Sunday’s election. “March” is a far too military to describe what was really a dance, a party, an explosion of hope.  For the soured mainstream media […]

Hope for change in São Paulo, my experience in Brazil 2022

By Korinne Nickings | Terra 360 — Global Exchange My trip to Brazil this year reinforced a lot of my fears about the world. Being in a place where I could spend little to no American money and get the best of goods and services, and trying new extraordinary foods really dawned on me the […]