Brazil

January 24, 2023
Michael Fox

The failed January 8 "invasion" of Brasília has united many behind Lula’s agenda to rebuild the country. But the battle for Brazil’s future isn’t over yet.

January 19, 2023
Chris N. Lesser

Beyond the parallels with the U.S. Capitol riot, the latest assault on Brazil’s democracy is marked by Washington’s long history of anti-democratic foreign policy.

January 17, 2023
Michael Fox

In the wake of the attack on Brasília, both the Lula administration and civil society have a major role to play in combatting the forces propelling Brazil’s far right.

January 13, 2023
Caio Fernandes Barbosa

Rodrigo Lopes de Barros’ book serves as a guide for the Brazilian underground youth movements around the turn of the century, both in their political and cultural dimensions.

January 12, 2023
Sabrina Fernandes

The essence of the phenomenon tied to Jair Bolsonaro’s rise is extreme, and it is a potent force for radicalizing people towards authoritarian and violent positions.

January 2, 2023
Sean T. Mitchell

The inauguration of the leftist two-time former leader as Brazil’s president is a source of hope for social and environmental movements worldwide.

November 23, 2022
Jake Bolster

Lula supporters' campaign efforts in this election cycle weakened Bolsonaro’s foothold among the Brazilian diaspora in the tri-state area.

November 19, 2022
Michael Fox

Brazil has a new president-elect. Yet outgoing president Jair Bolsonaro's far-right allies continue to push misinformation. 

October 28, 2022
Constance Malleret

Throughout his campaign, Bolsonaro has counted on the support of Brazil’s Evangelical community. But some of them are breaking the mold.

October 26, 2022
Michael Fox

As fake news skyrockets, a Brazilian media scholar reflects on what’s at stake in the final days before the country’s crucial presidential vote.

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