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Brazil has a new president-elect.
Jair Bolsonaro’s rise was marked by a wave of political violence with the hallmarks of a culture war manufactured in the United States.
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.
How the right-wing Brazilian government’s attack on the social sciences and its myth of “racial democracy” perpetuates racism in the country
How should the Left respond to Lula's corruption charges?