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How Brazil Crowdsourced a Landmark Law

When the time came to draft an important new “Internet bill of rights,” Brazilians took matters into their own hands.

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The Hunt for Justice

Documenting the legacy of a secret — and brutal — alliance of Latin American states against suspected leftists.

The Cable

World Bank: Expected 2016 U.S. Economic Growth Won’t Save Developing Nations

The World Bank cut its global growth forecast amid concerns about slow growth in China and emerging markets.

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Return of the Lula

With Brazil mired in scandal, is the leftist former president about to ditch his hand-picked successor and take the reins once more?

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Why Did Brazil Block WhatsApp?

Was it encryption... or the tangled web of extraterritorial data requests?

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Latin America v. Citizens United

What Brazil and the rest of Latin America can teach the United States about keeping unregulated donations out of elections.

The Cable

The U.S.-Asia Trade Deal Puts Dysfunction at the WTO on Full Display

The success of the Asia trade deal is a reminder of just how broken the WTO has become.

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When the 0.00001 Percent Sneeze

The world’s tycoons are in turmoil. The schadenfreude may be strong with this one-- but when the rich get poorer, everyone should worry.

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