Luiz Inácio Lula da Sila

May 30, 2023
Nara Roberta Silva

Bolsonaro’s return to Brazil generated less-than-expected fanfare, but the far-right ideology he represents remains very much alive.

March 30, 2023
Marc Steiner and Hilary Goodfriend

Latin America’s resurgent Left faces steep challenges. What are the lessons from the first Pink Tide and the prospects for transformative change?

February 22, 2023
Daniela Rebello

Among the historic ministry's first challenges are a large-scale gold mining crackdown and an investigation of genocide against the Yanomami people.

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.

September 6, 2022
Michael Fox

Six months before the 2018 Brazilian election, a judge jailed frontrunner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on what many considered sham charges. The result was a clear path for Bolsonaro.

August 16, 2022
Michael Fox

In this introduction to the new podcast Brazil on Fire, journalist Michael Fox sets the scene for Brazil’s critical October 2022 presidential elections.

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