LATEST NEWS

CULTURE

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By Andrew Cumming. Rio has Baile funk, Salvador has Axé, Belem and the Amazon have Brega, but what does the vast interior of Brazil …

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A new film ‘O que e Nosso – Reclaiming the Jungle” (Jezmo Clode, Murilo Yamanaka, Allyson Alapont), takes on documenting a unique amorphous movement, still …

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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 …

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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by Brian Mier. On the night of May 23, I joined a group of activists from the Central de Movimentos Populares (CMP) social movement …

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By Tiago Rodrigues Santos Since 1984, the MST (Movimento Sem Terra or Landless Rural Workers’ Movement) has voluntarily built 1500 public schools in its …

POLITICS

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By Mauricio Savarese. Original article published here. I stopped writing about Brazilian politics for two months because of two different reasons. The first was the …

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Brasil’s right-wing march under a banner of anti-corruption but the protests of the past weekend illustrated what is actually a fresh manifestation of Brasil’s …

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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 …