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January 2, 2019
Nicholas Cunningham

As far-right neo-fascist Jair Bolsonaro takes office in Brazil, the radical changes his administration proposes could set off a wave of state-sponsored violence, plunder, and environmental destruction.

December 6, 2018
Andre Pagliarini

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.

November 21, 2018
Jaime A. Alves and Joao Costa Vargas

The ascent of Jair Bolsonaro to the highest executive office in the world’s fourth-largest democracy and former slave state reflects Brazil’s long, enduring, and foundational antiblackness.

November 5, 2018
Anna More

Little more than three decades after the end of dictatorship, Jair Bolsonaro’s win in the Brazilian elections forebodes a crackdown on democratic institutions from the university to the press to the judiciary.

October 29, 2018
Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Marcelo K. Silva

Jair Bolsonaro has propelled anger and vitriol against the Left, the poor, and so-called identity politics to the surface of Brazilian society. After his win, what’s next?

October 25, 2018
Editors

Ahead of Brazil's election Sunday, a look at the context and recent history of Brazil's beleaguered politics 

October 15, 2018
Pablo Stefanoni

The fascistic Jair Bolsonaro nearly scraped a first-round victory in Brazil, an ominous sign for both the Left and for the country’s democracy. But the values he espouses go far beyond Brazil, and it is up to the Left to devise new alternatives. 

October 11, 2018
James N. Green

The strength of far-right demagogue Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of the Brazilian elections puts the country well on its way to being the next victim of a reactionary-populist international groundswell.

 
October 4, 2018
Rosana Pinheiro-Machado and Lucia Mury Scalco

What it means that a far-right fascist sympathizer is a leading candidate in Brazil's presidential election this Sunday

 

August 30, 2018
Rafael R. Ioris

With Lula in prison but leading in the polls, it’s anyone’s guess what Brazil’s October’s elections will bring.

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