Category: Brazil

José Dirceu de Oliveira e Silva: Brazilian Democracy Is at a Stalemate

Interview on the need for a broad front coalition to defeat Bolsonarismo

Vijay Prashad: The Dangerous Incompetence of Narendra Modi and Jair Bolsonaro

Alarming news about the COVID-19 disease comes from Brazil and India, where the infection numbers are high, and the death count grows steadily

Ryan Cecil Jobson: Brazilian oligarchs sacrifice people for profit

Business leaders are using social media and political influence to spread coronavirus disinformation – and endangering thousands of lives

Glenn Greenwald: Bolsonaro Fraudulently Circumvented Trump’s COVID-19 Immigration Ban

Smuggled His Scandal-Plagued Ex-Education Minister Into the U.S.

Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Requiem for Democracy

Once again, after so many other times, Brazil’s wealthy would rather run the risk of descending into dictatorship (if that’s not what they wanted to begin with) rather than have the lower classes express their aspiration to be included in the nation

Rafael Moro Martins: Police Raids Target Bolsonaro’s Political Rivals

The operations raised questions about the Federal Police being leveraged for political purposes, deepening the crises enveloping the country’s democratic institutions

Jorge Bermudez: International Drug Companies Will Decide Whether Brazilians Live or Die

Our only access to the one existing treatment for Covid-19 will be entirely dependent on the compassion of a giant multinational pharmaceutical corporation that has shown no sign it has any

Andrew Fishman: Brazil’s President Goes to War With Democratic Institutions

— and Hopes the Military Has His Back

Glenn Greenwald: The Three-Pronged Crisis Crippling Brazil and Imperiling Bolsonaro Presidency

Brazil currently faces at least three grave crises — one of public health, another economic, and other political and corruption-related — that has left the nation in greater danger than at any time since its 1985 redemocratization

Andrew Fishman: Brazil Justice Minister Resigns Over Bolsonaro’s Interference in Investigations

Impeachment Talk Ramps Up

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