Articles by: Andre Pagliarini

July 16, 2019

In The Edge of Democracy, a Netflix documentary, Petra Costa recounts the rise and fall of Brazilian democracy and the human costs of lost hope. While there is much to praise about the film, it sometimes sacrifices nuance for the sake of clarity.   

February 26, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro’s chief foreign policy architect is combining rabid nationalist rhetoric with submissiveness to the United States.

December 6, 2018

Dec 13 marks the 50th anniversary of the deadliest act issued under Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964-1985). With fewer than three weeks until Jair Bolsonaro’s inauguration, it is more urgent than ever that Brazilian society reckons with its authoritarian past.