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A world constructed from the familiar is a world in which there’s nothing to learn, since there is invisible autopropaganda, indoctrinating us with our …

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Operation Car Wash, the investigation into the misuse of funds within Brazil’s partially state-owned oil company Petrobras, is little over a year old – …

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This article was originally published in Portuguese on the blog of veteran Brazilian journalist Mauro Santayana 01.31.2015. Brasil Wire have chosen to translate and republish the …

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Despite 2014 being the hottest year on record, and rainfall in South Eastern Brasil drastically lower than average, the current water crisis is rooted …

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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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The role of the Corinthians’ Democracy in Brasil’s re-democratization: Director Pedro Asbeg discusses Democracy in Black & White Fear of police, social tyranny and a …

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When people think of Brasil and the environment the first thing that will spring to mind is the Amazon, specifically deforestation. What is lost in …

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  Swiss Photographer René Burri (9 April 1933 – 20 October 2014) was renowned for his iconic photographs of major political, historical and cultural events …

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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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Dilma Rousseff won in the closest and most turbulent Presidential Election since 1989 because the people get to vote, not the markets. The majority …