Brazil

October 29, 2018
Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Marcelo K. Silva

Jair Bolsonaro has propelled anger and vitriol against the Left, the poor, and so-called identity politics to the surface of Brazilian society. After his win, what’s next?

October 26, 2018
Greg Grandin

By 1979, much of the southern cone had fallen to right-wing military dictatorships in an era defined by militarist anti-communism, the defeat of the working class movement, and the emergence of neoliberalism. From our 50th anniversary issue, available open access for a limited time.

October 25, 2018
Editors

Ahead of Brazil's election Sunday, a look at the context and recent history of Brazil's beleaguered politics 

October 22, 2018
Philippe dos Reis

The Workers’ Party’s presidential candidate stands between Brazil and fascism. Fernando Haddad’s time as both Education Minister and mayor of São Paulo attests to the kinds of progressive policies he would promote as president

October 15, 2018
Pablo Stefanoni

The fascistic Jair Bolsonaro nearly scraped a first-round victory in Brazil, an ominous sign for both the Left and for the country’s democracy. But the values he espouses go far beyond Brazil, and it is up to the Left to devise new alternatives. 

October 11, 2018
James N. Green

The strength of far-right demagogue Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of the Brazilian elections puts the country well on its way to being the next victim of a reactionary-populist international groundswell.

 
October 4, 2018
Rosana Pinheiro-Machado and Lucia Mury Scalco

What it means that a far-right fascist sympathizer is a leading candidate in Brazil's presidential election this Sunday

 

October 3, 2018
Bryan Pitts

Brazil’s leftist parties have found a new kind of candidate: academics with a viral social media following.

October 3, 2018
Bhaskar Sunkara and Fernando Haddad

A conversation with Fernando Haddad, the Lula-backed, Workers’ Party candidate for president about the Brazilian elite’s contempt for democracy and whether his party can return to power.

 

September 4, 2018
Anthony Pahnke

As Mexico’s President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador prepares to take office, the trajectory of Brazil’s Left under former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva offers lessons on the risks of compromising to appease elites.

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