Jair Bolsonaro

January 24, 2023
Michael Fox

The failed January 8 "invasion" of Brasília has united many behind Lula’s agenda to rebuild the country. But the battle for Brazil’s future isn’t over yet.

January 19, 2023
Chris N. Lesser

Beyond the parallels with the U.S. Capitol riot, the latest assault on Brazil’s democracy is marked by Washington’s long history of anti-democratic foreign policy.

January 17, 2023
Michael Fox

In the wake of the attack on Brasília, both the Lula administration and civil society have a major role to play in combatting the forces propelling Brazil’s far right.

January 12, 2023
Sabrina Fernandes

The essence of the phenomenon tied to Jair Bolsonaro’s rise is extreme, and it is a potent force for radicalizing people towards authoritarian and violent positions.

November 19, 2022
Michael Fox

Brazil has a new president-elect. Yet outgoing president Jair Bolsonaro's far-right allies continue to push misinformation. 

October 26, 2022
Michael Fox

As fake news skyrockets, a Brazilian media scholar reflects on what’s at stake in the final days before the country’s crucial presidential vote.

October 25, 2022

For an MST activist, a win for Lula in the upcoming runoff vote against Bolsonaro is only one step in a crucial struggle to rebuild the Brazilian and Latin American Left.

October 14, 2022

After an unexpected showing for the current president in the first round, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Jair Bolsonaro are now vying to win over remaining voters ahead of the October 30 runoff.

October 12, 2022
Laura Scofield / Agência Pública

Steve Bannon and other allies of the former U.S. president have falsely claimed that the Brazilian elections were fraudulent.

October 4, 2022
Pablo Stefanoni / Nueva Sociedad

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won the first round, but Jair Bolsonaro performed better than expected. They face off in a runoff October 30.


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