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Alcântara: Bolsonaro’s Illegal Plan to Expropriate Afro-Brazilian land for Trump deal

Amid a pandemic, quilombo communities around the Alcântara spaceport face an illegal and unnecessary land-grab for a space technology deal between the Trump and Bolsonaro administrations By Sean T. Mitchell These are perilous...

Miguel Nicolelis and the C4: Northeastern Brazil’s Scientists Against The Pandemic

By Nate Allen Can anything stop Bolsonaro from drowning Brazil in his chloroquine-infused herd immunity strategy? Maybe not, but one brewing force is at least trying to slow it down. Miguel Nicolelis,...

The Struggle Continues: Maranhão fights the pandemic

"Our central focus is to save lives and we will not abandon it." During the 2018 presidential elections, Jair Bolsonaro lost by a 2:1 ratio to Workers Party candidate Fernando Haddad in...

“War Operation”: Communist Party-run Maranhão State imports Chinese ventilators in secret, via Ethiopia

In what has been called a “war operation”, the Communist Party-run Brazilian state of Maranhão has purchased Chinese ventilators to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and shipped them via Ethiopia, to evade...

Covid-19 on the Equator: Maranhão’s Communist Government Resists

An interview with Dr. Rodrigo Lopes by Brian Mier On March 16, with coronvirus cases still in the single digits, the Maranhão State government inaugurated Brazil’s first public testing center, one of a series...

“In Favour of Life”: Brazil’s Northeastern Governors go it alone against Coronavirus Pandemic

Northeastern Brazil's predominantly left-wing Governors have issued a strongly worded letter in what they describe as "deep indignation" at the stance of Jair Bolsonaro's Federal Government in the face of the...

Disaster: Brazilian government can’t find oil spill source

2 months into the largest spill in Brazilian history, after gutting environmental protection agencies and silencing scientific research institutes, the government can’t figure out where the oil is coming from. With...

Satellite imagery reveals 330km2 Oil Slick off Bahia coast

Scientist says slick appears to be from drilling accident. Bolsonaro administration ignores data, tries to blame Venezuela On October 30th, two days before Brazilian Federal police moved to investigate a Greek oil...

Save our Shores: The Oil Disaster in Brazil’s North East

By Nate Allen. “This is the biggest (marine) environmental disaster in the history of Brazil, if we consider the length of the coastline that has been affected”, said biologist Flavio Lima. Brazil’s...

Lina Bo Bardi – 100 Years

Lina Bo Bardi is revered in Brasil as one of the country's greatest architects and December sees the 100th anniversary of her birth. Her work and ideas even transcend the shadow...

Os Nordestinos!

In The 1970's, while the military dictatorship was crumbling and before the economic crisis of the 1980's kicked in, Brasil had a happy interlude; post-tropicalism, a vivid, unique & independent rock...
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