Articles by: Bryan Pitts

October 28, 2022

Brazil faces a stark choice in its presidential runoff Sunday. Can Lula and the Left overcome Bolsonaro’s misinformation and attempts to buy the vote?

April 7, 2022

While the Global North has responded as a unified front to the war in Ukraine, in Latin America, countries are choosing their own paths.

October 3, 2018

Brazil’s leftist parties have found a new kind of candidate: academics with a viral social media following.

February 2, 2018

"For my friends, everything. For my enemies, the law."

September 8, 2015

President Dilma Rousseff appears to have weathered calls for her impeachment, but the ruling Workers’ Party is in tatters, and a resurgent right is threatening the social progress of the last 12 years. Yet despite recent setbacks the left is showing signs of regeneration.

April 13, 2015

Anti-government protests in Brazil on Sunday attracted smaller crowds than their March 15 predecessors, and demonstrators were united only by their racial composition and class biases.

April 9, 2015

Don’t believe the right-wing media’s emphasis on corruption—the recent demonstrations are motivated by entrenched elite discontent over expanding economic and political inclusion for the nation’s majority.