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It is simply the most important geopolitical story of recent times. Documents leaked to the Intercept have led to the exposure of ostensible anti-corruption …

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Bolsonaro administration Brazil fast tracks pesticide legalization, including  products containing glyphosate The use of 31 pesticides were approved by the Brazilian Agriculture Ministry on …

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Sunday 26th May saw demonstrations in 52 cities around Brazil, in support of the beleaguered Presidency of Jair Bolsonaro. After five months his is …

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The plot against Getúlio Vargas is often considered to be a purely internal Brazilian affair. This was contradicted by his own suicide note, in …

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by Mariana T Noviello. For the past three years, Brazilian post-graduate students at UK universities have organised an event inviting the ‘powerful’ of Brazil, …

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US linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, political activist, and social critic, Noam Chomsky, has recently spoken out on the role of tech giants Google and Facebook in …

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How could a president elected by more than 50 million votes be so incapable of running a country? Simply because the only goal of …

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On March 15 2019, a nationwide education strike became the platform for the biggest anti-government protests since Bolsonaro took power. With over 1 million …

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A lunch meeting between Brazil’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Head of the Senate, Minister of the Supreme Court Dias Toffoli, Governor of …

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RenovaBR is the latest in Washington and Wall Street’s ongoing efforts to manipulate Brazilian politics by grooming its “future leaders”. On May 13, a …