LATEST NEWS

CULTURE

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Nick Cave was not quite at the level of acclaim he enjoys today when he visited Brasil with his band, The Bad Seeds in 1989, …

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Brasil’s most iconic songwriter Antônio Carlos Jobim died this week 20 years ago. Lost Sambista Richard Klein picks his favourite moments from the web. …

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Neither is it the right angle, which attracts me, nor the straight line, hard, inflexible, made by men. What attracts me is the curve, …

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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The Rise, Success and Decline of the PT Party’s Virtuous Cycle Model of Urban Governance. By Brian Mier. In 1964, the US helped overthrow …

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In October São Paulo voters went to the polls and threw out one of the World’s most progressive big city governments in favor of …

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On July 17th, a Rio de Janeiro judge sentenced 23 activists who participated in the June 2013 protests to prison sentences ranging from 5-7 …

POLITICS

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13/02/2014. A curious phenomenon is occurring in Brasil. Since June last year, a considerable number of protesters who have taken to the streets against the World …

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On April 29 2015, the Military Police of Paraná attacked thousands of striking teachers in Curitiba with tear gas, pepper spray, dogs, and rubber …

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Brasil has a healthy and noisy media landscape; from sophisticated daily papers and weekly magazines comparable to any in Europe, right through to trashy …