February 1, 2018
Daniela Mussi

The Lula conviction signals the end of an era for the Brazilian left. But it's profoundly unclear what comes next.

February 1, 2018
Tamires Gomes Sampaio

The deep arbitrariness of Brazil's judicial system is a legacy of enslavement and colonialism.

February 1, 2018
National Coordination of the Homeless Workers Movement

Brazil's Homeless Workers' Movement (MTST) gives eight reasons why Lula’s conviction was unjust.

February 1, 2018
Plínio de Arruda Sampaio Jr.

The future of Brazilian democracy doesn't rest with Lula, but with the oppressed of Brazil.

February 1, 2018
Victor Marques and Maria Caramez Carlotto

Lula's persecution represents a narrowing of Brazilian democracy with far-reaching consequences.

January 17, 2018
Jonathan Devore

How looking at the roots of the Odebrecht empire helps us to understand its current crisis.

December 27, 2017
Jonathan DeVore


How a history of land speculation and dispossession in southern Bahia foreshadowed Odebrecht’s fall from grace

December 18, 2017
Nicole Fabricant, Brett Gustafson, and Laura Weiss

NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, Fossil Fuels and Toxic Landscapes.

November 8, 2017
Jennifer Chisholm

How favela residents in Rio are fighting back against threats of eviction by forging new identities based on ecological preservation.

October 11, 2017
Karina Biondi

Could the origins and code of ethics of São Paulo's largest prison gang offer a new way to think about prison security policy in Brazil?


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