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Pregnant and Desperate in Evangelical Brazil

As the country grows increasingly religious, strict abortion laws are forcing women to turn to risky, often deadly options to end their pregnancies.

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L Is for Looting

Teaching Brazilians to read, one socially-charged flashcard at a time.

Argument

Dilma’s Smoke, Modi’s Mirrors

From India to Brazil to Indonesia, getting emerging market economies in order is going to be a lot harder than investors want to believe.

Shadow Government

How to Fix Brazil’s Broken Economy

The last two decades made obvious a life's-not-fair fact: Big countries can get away with bad economic policy. Size matters to investors, global corporations, and ...

Dispatch

Meet the Kingmakers of Brasilia

Whoever wins the Brazilian presidential runoff on Oct. 26 better be ready to kiss the ring of the PMDB.

Argument

Brazil’s Election Illusion

The heated presidential race between Rousseff and Neves conceals the most important fact: There's not much daylight between the candidates.

Lab Report

How to Bring Brazil’s Economy Back to Life

The policies that helped Brazil to healthy growth over the past decade have lost momentum. The next president will need bold new ideas that look beyond the short term. Third in our series of Lab Reports on Brazil.

Transitions

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 6, 2014

To catch Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Christian Caryl looks at the underreported role of Christian activists in Hong ...

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Country of God

In long-Catholic Brazil, the burgeoning evangelical population has become a dynamic political force -- and could even choose the country’s next president.

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