Category: Brazil

Alejandra Marks: Underground Activists in Brazil Fight for Women’s Reproductive Rights

Abortion activism networks support and guide women through at-home procedures in Brazil’s legally restrictive and socially conservative landscape

Tom Phillips: Mass protests in Brazil call for Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment

Tens of thousands of protesters have returned to the streets of Brazil’s biggest cities to demand Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment, as a poll showed the Brazilian president’s ratings had plumbed new depths

Jen Kirby: Brazil Escaped a January 6-Style Insurrection — For Now

Bolsonaro’s September 7 rally made clear the crisis of Brazilian democracy isn’t over

Then24: World leaders warn “fears of a coup” September 7 in Brazil

Former presidents, academics, and world leaders cautioned that on September 7, 2021 “an insurrection will endanger democracy in Brazil”

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Andrew Fishman: Bolsonaro’s Pro-Coup Rally: September 7 Is Shaping Up to Be Brazil’s January 6

With his reelection prospects dimming, Bolsonaro’s supporters are ramping up their version of the pro-Trump rally that led to the Capitol riot

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Andrew Fishman: Brazil’s Indigenous Groups Mount Unprecedented Protest Against Destruction of the Amazon

Brazil’s largest-ever Indigenous protest came amid efforts by Jair Bolsonaro and his allies to pave the way for industry in the Amazon

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Noam Chomsky: Bolsonaro Is Spreading Trump-Like Fear of “Election Fraud” in Brazil

Interview on what brought Bolsonaro to power, dissects his policies and compares them to the Trump regime, and assesses what the future may hold for the troubled nation

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Euronews: Brazil’s presidential vote will be between ‘fascism and democracy”

For Lula, Bolsonaro’s ascent to power “is the result of a lie, a farce”

Andre Pagliarini: Why Brazilian Workers Love Lula

Lula rose from humble origins to become a leftist icon, exuding working-class authenticity and successfully bringing working people into the country’s political life

Tom Phillips: Brazilians Take to Streets to Demand Removal of Jair Bolsonaro

“The primary objective is to bring down Bolsonaro. Genocidal Bolsonaro. Biological threat.”

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