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CULTURE

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Accompanying an unprecedented level of national attention, Brasil’s always vibrant Cinema community has had a number of international festival successes this year, exploring themes and …

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The complexities of contemporary Brazil can be difficult to understand at the best of times. The editors at Brasil Wire have put together a primer …

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In 1947, the Brazilian artist Candido Portinari gave a talk at the Centro de Estudiantes de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires called ‘The social meaning …

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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Brasil has had some of the world’s most progressive city governments over the past 3 decades. For all the news on corruption spread by …

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Pro-democracy protestors have demonstrated through the streets of São Paulo for four consecutive nights now. All have terminated with military police aggressively dispersing crowds …

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Last Sunday’s (4 September) protest in favour of Diretas Ja! (general elections now) went better than expected with around 100,000 on the streets, before …

POLITICS

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Losing elections isn’t easy, and Brasil’s anti-communist paranoia is almost as old as communism itself, but in 2014, the decades-old fantasy of a Marxist takeover of the …

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Editor’s Note: With the situation ongoing, new information will be added here regularly. Up to 9m inhabitants of São Paulo, Brasil have their water …

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Brazil’s political climate is as polarised and fractious as ever, and it’s getting nastier. While some desperately attempt to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, a minority of right-wing protesters are openly …