Category: Brazil

Robert Hunziker: Tropical Trump Declares War on Amazonia

Ever since 2016, the outlook for the health of the planet grows worse with every far right election victory

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Glenn Greenwald: Brazil’s Elections a Stark Contrast to Chaos in U.S.

If Brazil can hold basically efficient, seamless, fast, vibrantly participatory, and smooth national elections on a massive scale, as it did twice last month, then so, obviously, could the U.S.

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Jonathan Cook: With Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Israel finds another natural partner on the far-right

Bolsonaro has told Israel that it can count on Brazil’s vote at the United Nations, and has threatened to close the Palestinian embassy in Brasilia

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Federico Fuentes: Brazil: left ‘more united than ever’

Interview on the victory of fascist candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential elections, and what it means for the coming period

Michael Fox: “We Will Fight”

Brazilians Pledge to Resist Fascist President-Elect Bolsonaro

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Joao Pedro Stedile: Grassroots struggle is the only way

Interview on the election results in Brazil and the way forward

Alan MacLeod: Financial Press Cheers Election of Fascist in Brazil

The financial press once again made its decision clear, proving that democracy and the health of the stock market often do not mix

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Jonathan Cook: Bolsonaro: a monster engineered by our media

Bolsonaro, like Trump, is not a disruption of the current neoliberal order; he is an intensification or escalation of its worst impulses. He is its logical conclusion

Bruno Torturra: A New Resistance Movement Is Emerging in Brazil

Interview on how the election will affect social movements, the environment and democracy across Latin America

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Glenn Greenwald: “Most Extremist Leader in the Democratic World”

Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro has been elected Brazil’s next president, marking the most radical political shift in the country since military rule ended more than 30 years ago. Bolsonaro, a former Army officer, openly supports torture and dictatorships, has a history of making racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments, and has threatened to destroy, imprison or Read more…

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