Category Archives: Schadenfreude

Putschist Brazil: The fun has just begun!

You DID, Tweety! You DID tee a coup d’état! And you taw it in Brazil, where, in the latest sick twist, one of the putschist government ministers got embarrassingly outed: The credibility of Brazil’s interim government was rocked on Monday … Continue reading

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Venezuela and El Salvador recall ambassadors from Brazil

Amid all the absolutely atrocious shit news from Latin America of late, there’s one bright spot: All the local progressive governments who are not taking putschism lying down. Whether it’s at home or in a country right nearby, they’re making … Continue reading

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Panama Papers: Ex-Venezuelan banker revealed as offshore corrupto

Who’s this guy, with the Melania Knauss lookalike? Oh, just one of the handful of Venezuelans who appear in the Panama Papers, with alleged ties to the government of Hugo Chávez. But, as the following report (by La Iguana TV, … Continue reading

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Happy Walpurgisnacht!

Just a note to all you “folkish” pagan types trying to winkle right-wing beliefs into the Old Religions out there: If you want to know what the Old Gods REALLY thought of making fascist nationalism a kind of religion, as … Continue reading

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Glass houses, Padre.

Well, well. What have we here? A Venezuelan priest — and member of the right-wing opposition — receiving a cheque via Wells Fargo, from Canada of all places? Yup. And he was exposed by someone on the same political side … Continue reading

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Photo du jour

Barack Obama, in Cuba, in front of that famous mural based on THAT famous picture of Che. A sight for sore eyes, and one that many thought we’d never see. And one which right-wing idiots, completely forgetting Nixon in China, … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Harper vs. Trudeau at the UN

Spot the difference! PS: I’m sure the full house has nothing to do with this. At all.

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Animals vs. Der Donald

Cute cats, daffy dogs, and a majestic eagle all agree: Donald Trump is a piece of shit and must be stopped. Oh, and that orangutan in Borneo? He’s still waiting to get his pelt back off Der Donald’s head.

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Compare and Contrast: Justin Trudeau vs. McGill University

Oh, snap. On a day when the House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to criminalize peaceful protests against an apartheid regime, a university took a popular stand against its most prominent alum. That’s gotta hurt!

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“Bernie Bros” pwn Libertarian presidential candidate

Yes, I know this is half an hour long. And it’s over 6 weeks old, too. But you’ll get a chuckle out of it just from the first five minutes alone: The number of times that smug flibbertigibbertarian’s face falls … Continue reading

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