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Brasil Wire editor Brian Mier addresses Brazilian Congress on fake news, censorship and the independent media.  On Monday morning, June 19th, I was invited …

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been behind bars for 2 months on charges of committing undetermined acts with no material evidence, announced …

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Brazilians do not scare easily, but a media narrative saying so paves the way for northern acceptance of a return to fascism. by Brian …

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The increases in gasoline, cooking gas and diesel prices can not be treated merely as a tax issue. They are the result of a …

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Ex-President Lula has more voter intention than the sum of his 13 closest rivals in the new poll. Even if there were a second …

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The following article is an edited version of the transcripts of an interview Chuck Mertz conducted with Brasil Wire editor Brian Mier on This …

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By Fernando Horta. There are astonishing similarities between post-World War 2 US and present day Brazil. Both countries had same-party rule for extended periods. In …

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By Brian Mier. The political situation in Brazil is getting confusing, even for people who study it. To summarise recent events, in April the …

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By Amauri Gonzo. It is always hard to explain Brazilian politics to foreigners. There is a lot of history and many characters and there …

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On May 18 as part of a corruption investigation that was not directly related to Operation Car Wash, Joesley Batista, a director of JBS, …

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