Brazil

November 17, 2016
Rafael R. Ioris

Facing extreme budget cuts by the illegitimate government of President Michel Temer, student activists are occupying schools in the name of public education.

September 7, 2016
James N. Green

Dilma Rousseff’s ouster raises concerns that the many social gains the Brazilian Left has achieved over the last two decades could be quickly reversed.

August 15, 2016
Brian Mier

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have put the city’s controversial “arts-led” gentrification initiatives on full display.

July 27, 2016
Jeffrey Lesser and Uriel Kitron

Brazil’s Zika epidemic has placed new and added pressure on Brazil’s public health system, but much about the outbreak is very old.

May 12, 2016
Marie Declercq

Dilma's impeachment is a threat not only to democracy, but to the rights of Brazilian women.

March 24, 2016
Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Marcelo K. Silva

President Dilma Rousseff’s tenuous political situation reflects the victories of a conservative backlash that is threatening democratic institutions.

October 26, 2015
Mike LaSusa

Rudy Giuliani is crisscrossing the Americas, spreading the draconian policies he pioneered in New York City.

October 10, 2015
Franklin Serrano

Brazil’s Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) abandons the principles it was founded on

September 8, 2015
Bryan Pitts

President Dilma Rousseff appears to have weathered calls for her impeachment, but the ruling Workers’ Party is in tatters, and a resurgent right is threatening the social progress of the last 12 years. Yet despite recent setbacks the left is showing signs of regeneration.

April 13, 2015
Bryan Pitts

Anti-government protests in Brazil on Sunday attracted smaller crowds than their March 15 predecessors, and demonstrators were united only by their racial composition and class biases.

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