Posts by : Brasil Wire

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Why did the US left media bash a successful democratic socialist party during a right wing coup? by Brian Mier, Sean T. Mitchell, and Bryan Pitts On November …

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Violence against social movements expected to increase across Brazil before Bolsonaro takes office On the night of Saturday (12/8), two activists from the Landless …

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“If The Guardian was what it purports to be, Brasil Wire wouldn’t need to exist”. The British Newspaper’s coverage serves as a case study of how perception of …

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The Neoliberal model implemented in Chile after the 1973 Military Coup gives us hints as to what will happen in Brazil under a future …

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Once in office, Jair Bolsonaro – aligned with other right-wing governments in Latin America and backed by the US – could launch a military …

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One part of Bolsonaro’s supporters believe in a democracy on paper and a dictatorship on the streets. Another part of his supporters openly defends …

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By Lu Sudré. An investigative story published by the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo today proves that companies are paying for WhatsApp bulk messaging …

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A fifty year foreign battle to combat Catholic Liberation Theology in Brazil promises rich rewards for the vested interests which initiated it, at great …

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The most fraught election since re-democratisation ended with extreme-right Jair Bolsonaro on 46,03%, short of a first round victory, to the relief of progressive …

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On September 26, the Federal Supreme Court upheld the exclusion of 3.3 million registered voters who did not attend an special electoral review between before a deadline …