How Jair Bolsonaro Pushed Brazil’s Democracy to the Brink | Vice News

This year, Brazilian democracy -- the fourth-largest in the world -- was pushed to the brink of crisis, as far-right President Jair Bolsonaro convinced his base of heavily armed, God-fearing supporters (adding up to tens of millions of people) that the election was stolen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noP8sLB4LSY VICE News investigates how Bolsonaro, borrowing from Donald Trump and… Continue lendo How Jair Bolsonaro Pushed Brazil’s Democracy to the Brink | Vice News

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Michael Flynn’s Holy War | Frontline PBS

A purified Gnosticism, then and now, is truly for a relative handful only, and perhaps is as much an aesthetic as it is a spiritual discipline. But, as the Millennium approaches, with the remote yet real possibility of a virtual Gingrichian America, we may behold a mass Gnosticism of protest rise out of a new… Continue lendo Michael Flynn’s Holy War | Frontline PBS

Steve Bannon Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Contempt Of Congress | Portal E.M. Cioran News

Steve Bannon, a former adviser to former President Trump, has been sentenced to four months in prison and fined $6,500 for contempt of Congress charges after he declined to hand over documents and appear before the January 6 committee. NBC's Ken Dilanian has details. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81pL_LWCals MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as… Continue lendo Steve Bannon Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Contempt Of Congress | Portal E.M. Cioran News

American Terror: The Military’s Problem With Extremism In the Ranks | Vice News

After the events of January 6, it became clear many of the key players in extremist groups who organized the attacks were either veterans or active-duty servicemen. Since then, the Pentagon has scrambled to try and address the present-day problem of extremism in the ranks, which stretches back to the formation of the Ku Klux… Continue lendo American Terror: The Military’s Problem With Extremism In the Ranks | Vice News

Why America’s murder rate has spiked | The Economist

In 2020 the murder rate in the US rose by nearly 30%—the country’s largest-ever recorded annual increase. It has not fallen significantly since. What is it about America that led to this jump, and what can be done to reduce the violence? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzx-eEXKqTk 00:00 - America’s murder rate soared in 202001:15 - How violence interrupters… Continue lendo Why America’s murder rate has spiked | The Economist

‘Pintou um clima’: declaração de Bolsonaro sobre meninas venezuelanas de 14 anos choca internautas | Portal E.M. Cioran News

GLOBO, 15 de outubro de 2022 Trecho de entrevista para podcast alcançou os assuntos mais comentados do Twitter; políticos da oposição reagiram as declarações: 'Nojo' Uma declaração do presidente Jair Bolsonaro (PL) sobre jovens venezuelanas repercutiu nas redes sociais neste sábado e chegou a ser um dos assuntos mais comentados do Twitter brasileiro. Em entrevista… Continue lendo ‘Pintou um clima’: declaração de Bolsonaro sobre meninas venezuelanas de 14 anos choca internautas | Portal E.M. Cioran News

The Real Threat to American Democracy | NYT Opinion

For the past two years, Americans have been overwhelmed by a deluge of headlines suggesting democracy in the United States is under threat: Voter suppression. A shortage of drop boxes. Election deniers seeking key state offices. It can be difficult to gauge what stories suggest a truly terrifying threat to democracy, and which are simply… Continue lendo The Real Threat to American Democracy | NYT Opinion

Why America Is In A New Era of Political Violence | Breaking The Vote

In this episode of Breaking the Vote, the VICE team travels to the U.S.-Mexico border to report on Texas voters now fearing a “takeover” conspiracy by immigrants. Plus, Liz Landers heads to Capitol Hill and hears the first-hand accounts of lawmakers on the receiving end of violent death threats and much more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iebcBejDa2o RELATED CONTENT:

Trump’s American Carnage | Frontline PBS

From his first days as president to his last, how Trump stoked division, violence and insurrection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVUs4dS30c0 In the wake of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, FRONTLINE investigates how Donald Trump’s presidency laid the groundwork for bitter divisions, violence and ultimately insurrection. “Trump’s American Carnage” investigates Trump’s siege on his enemies, the media… Continue lendo Trump’s American Carnage | Frontline PBS

Reverb: the QAnon effect | CBS News

What started out as a fringe conspiracy theory in 2017 has recently spread into the mainstream. Dozens of people linked to the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory ran for federal office in 2020, and two were elected to Congress. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAWhOE1PEuY This documentary explores how QAnon has taken root amid challenging times and a growing distrust in… Continue lendo Reverb: the QAnon effect | CBS News