Jair Bolsonaro

May 27, 2020
Philip Luke Johnson

A review of The Jakarta Method by Vincent Bevins, which traces the history of the Cold War from the perspective of two often overlooked countries: Indonesia and Brazil.

May 22, 2020
Jeffrey W. Rubin and Gana Ndiaye

As Bolsonaro continues to hollow out the state in response to Covid-19, other sectors of society are stepping up. 

April 1, 2020
Mayara Paixão

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought freedom of the press to the forefront in Brazil, where journalists are increasingly under threat.  

August 30, 2019
Laurence Blair

Extractivist governments are stoking destruction in the Amazon and beyond. International alliances and Indigenous technologies can help protect the biome and support its 30 million inhabitants.

August 21, 2019
Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

In his first months in office, Jair Bolsonaro has rejected Brazil's diplomatic trajectory in favor of religious ideological positions and extreme right global alliances. 

July 16, 2019
Andre Pagliarini

In The Edge of Democracy, a Netflix documentary, Petra Costa recounts the rise and fall of Brazilian democracy and the human costs of lost hope. While there is much to praise about the film, it sometimes sacrifices nuance for the sake of clarity.   

June 17, 2019
Benjamin Fogel

Tracing the roots of political corruption in Brazil from Vargas to Bolsonaro reveals corruption as a political strategy that has long been woven into the fabric of Brazilian politics.

 

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