Articles by: Brian Mier
Leaked tapes revealing massive corruption and bribery by Brazil’s coup president, Michel Temer, and party leader Aécio Neves have sent the country’s right-wing coalition into a tailspin. Could it be an opening for the Left?
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have put the city’s controversial “arts-led” gentrification initiatives on full display.
Legendary Haitian writer and intellectual Jean Claude Fignolé talks about his role in founding the Spiralist literary movement, the influence of Vaudou on Haitian culture, and the relationship between evangelical churches and political instability.
As the World Cup approaches, Rio's favelas experience new versions of neoliberal development, complete with gentrification, private security, and failed public transportation.