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Brazil’s war against Indigenous peoples is as old as Brazil itself. But Bolsonaro’s administration has sought to accelerate the destruction of the Amazon and its peoples.
Brazil has long failed to reckon with its history of military dictatorship. President Jair Bolsonaro looks to that era with nostalgia, taking steps to push the country back in that direction.
Nazis have a long historical presence in Brazil reaching back to the early days of European fascism. President Jair Bolsonaro has emboldened them.
Six months before the 2018 Brazilian election, a judge jailed frontrunner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on what many considered sham charges. The result was a clear path for Bolsonaro.
Jair Bolsonaro’s rise was marked by a wave of political violence with the hallmarks of a culture war manufactured in the United States.
From efforts to limit medical care for trans people to bans on inclusive language, LGBTQI+ rights are under threat across the region.
In Brazil’s semi-arid northeast, family farmers are using technology and collective resource management to fight climate change and environmental degradation.
Anadelia A. Romo’s book analyzes the visual and symbolic reinvention of Salvador, exposing how tourism, the arts, and the elite emphasized Blackness as a unique element of Bahian identity for profit.
In this introduction to the new podcast Brazil on Fire, journalist Michael Fox sets the scene for Brazil’s critical October 2022 presidential elections.
At a national convention for gun rights activists, a public official from the Brazilian Secretariat of Culture pledged state resources to arms lobbyists.