Brazil

May 19, 2021
Marcos Colón

Henry Ford’s 20th century rubber plantation and company town pioneered a model of destructive forest industrialization still in full force in Brazil’s Amazon.

November 12, 2020
Dalila Fernandes de Negreiros

In November 15 elections, Black women are running for office to continue the legacy of the murdered councilwoman and address historical underrepresentation in politics.

September 30, 2020
Leonardo Vilaça Dupin e Beatriz Ribeiro Machado

Se para os trabalhadores da mineração, obrigados a manter a produção, o isolamento é inacessível, para as famílias que tiveram suas casas destruídas em 2015, o isolamento é agora uma condenação que a ameaça imposta pelo vírus potencializa.

August 12, 2020
Santiago Navarro F

The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.

July 2, 2020
Sergio Infante

Nearly a century ago, the country beat a devastating yellow fever outbreak. But today the Bolsonaro government rejects scientific expertise.

June 25, 2020
Rafael Forsetto

The Kayapó leader's death is a blow to Indigenous movements, as the Bolsonaro government undermines environmental protections and hard-earned rights.

May 22, 2020
Jeffrey W. Rubin and Gana Ndiaye

As Bolsonaro continues to hollow out the state in response to Covid-19, other sectors of society are stepping up. 

April 1, 2020
Mayara Paixão

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought freedom of the press to the forefront in Brazil, where journalists are increasingly under threat.  

March 31, 2020
Nicole Froio

Favelas in Brazil are not equipped to prevent the spreading threat of COVID-19. 

March 8, 2020
NACLA Staff

A NACLA reading list celebrating the life and work of Marielle Franco as we approach the second anniversary of her assassination. 

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