Category: Brazil

Daniel Giovanaz e Igor Carvalho: 2020 Brazil Elections

Where the left grew, where the liberal right maintained its hegemony

Liza Featherstone: Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed at Fifty

The Brazilian educator Paulo Freire’s book, first published in English 50 years ago, urges viewing students as interlocutors or partners in the learning process

Manuella Libardi: Amazon heroes who don’t give up

The Guardians of the Forest, a group of indigenous Guajajara in the Brazilian state of Maranhão, struggle to defend their land from invaders and to guarantee their survival in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

Robert Hunziker: Brazil’s 63,000 Fires

Will the nations of the world never seriously coordinate efforts to combat fossil fuel-generated global warming with its deadly accomplice, abrupt climate change?

MST: Economy, education and politics

The pandemic has accelerated the consequences of the crisis on people, the forms of labor exploitation and natural goods

Boaventura de Sousa Santos: An escape route for Brazil

The only possible escape route for Brazil is to make sure that, in 2022 at the latest, the hellish nightmare of Bolsonarismo is democratically brought to its end

Vijay Prashad: Growing Force Is Charging That Bolsonaro Has Committed Crimes Against Humanity

The lawsuit says that Bolsonaro’s disregard for the danger of the pandemic has put “the Brazilian people at the edge of the abyss.”

Pepe Escobar: Brazil: The Money Laundering Scandal From Hell No One Wants to Talk About

Two decades after the fact, a political earthquake that should be rocking Brazil apart is being met with thunderous silence

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

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