Elections

November 21, 2018
Jaime A. Alves and Joao Costa Vargas

The ascent of Jair Bolsonaro to the highest executive office in the world’s fourth-largest democracy and former slave state reflects Brazil’s long, enduring, and foundational antiblackness.

November 5, 2018
Anna More

Little more than three decades after the end of dictatorship, Jair Bolsonaro’s win in the Brazilian elections forebodes a crackdown on democratic institutions from the university to the press to the judiciary.

October 30, 2018
Keymer Ávila

¿Cómo podemos entender la ola de migrantes venezolanos en los últimos años?

October 30, 2018
Keymer Ávila

How can we understand the rise in Venezuelan migration in recent years?

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 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

 

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