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Rio Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão was not very popular, but his evidence-free preventative imprisonment by the Federal Police may be an ominous foreshadowing of …

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On the 50th anniversary of Institutional Act 5, the 1968 “coup within the coup” which ushered in an even more brutal and repressive phase of …

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Reports have emerged that PSOL’s newly elected Federal Deputy, Marcelo Freixo, elected in October is the target of an assassination plot by a paramilitary group …

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“Welcome to the Brazilian Necropolitical Circus.” On December 10 2018, the 70th anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights, Brazilian President elect Jair …

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On December 9th 2018, historian, analyst and long term critic of US Imperialism and Foreign Policy, William Blum, died at the age of 85. …

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In a letter written to an international crowd of union and social movement activists and political leaders gathered in a São Bernardo do Campo …

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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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by Gabriel Deslandes In the middle of the worst political and economic crisis in Brazil’s republican history, certain themes and ideological rallying cries that …

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To mark the launch of the new Brazil Solidarity Initiative, Brasil Wire founding editor Daniel Hunt joined various speakers from the Labour Party and …

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