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Bolsonaro has isolated himself internationally. With approval ratings in free fall, the Brazilian president has increasingly moved to the far right.
Written on June 11, 2020 at 5:31 pm
Categories: Democracy and Society
Just a few months into the year and the Bolsonaro government is up to it neck in scandals that have stymied its ambitious plans to reshape Brazil’s culture and impose a new conservative ideology based on nationalism, religious fundamentalism and militarism.
Written on March 15, 2020 at 5:05 pm
Brazil has been a democratic society for a mere 34 years. Bolsonaro’s efforts to keep alive the memory of the dictatorship, while he governs with the support of those who preach the return of an anti-democratic period is (or should be) more than a cause for concern.
Written on June 5, 2019 at 11:21 am
Federal Intervention, Military Occupation in Rio Fail to Yield Results, Spark Complaints of Rights Abuses
Little has changed in Rio de Janeiro since thousands of army troops were sent to patrol shantytowns and slums considered high risk.
Far-right and evangelical fundamentalist groups are censoring art exhibitions in Brazil, based on an extreme-right ‘gender ideology’.
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