Tackling Disinformation in Brazil
Journalist Patrícia Campos Mello has faced some of the worst disinformation campaigns in Brazil. Now she’s raising awareness to fight back.
How to Tackle Coronavirus Corruption
Latin American governments have a chance to model a better version of the inspector general, with even greater autonomy, to address graft in the public health sector.
A New Comic Exposes Racism Amid the Pandemic in Brazil
“Confinada” critiques the disproportionate toll the coronavirus has taken on poor and Black Brazilians—on top of ongoing systemic inequality in the country.
Brazil Halts Police Raids in Favelas
It is only temporary—and poorly enforced—but the move does represent a first step in overcoming decades of brutality.
The Brutality of Brazil’s Pandemic Call Centers
Call centers are a mainstay of the Brazilian economy—and a growing menace to its workers.
A polícia violenta e racista do Brasil
Apesar de constituírem mais de metade da população, pessoas negras continuam lutando pelo seu direito de viver.
Trump’s Mount Rushmore Speech Is the Closest He’s Come to Fascism
The world just lost its leading historian of fascist ideology. The late historian Zeev Sternhell would have recognized the president’s lies as propaganda in the tradition of Mussolini.
Brazil Must Address Its Own Racist Police Violence
Afro-Brazilians make up over half of the country’s population, but they are still fighting for their right to live.
Bolsonaro’s Failed Diplomacy Leaves Brazil Isolated as Pandemic Rages
Ideological fixations have been a diplomatic and a public health disaster.
Latin America’s Wave of Protests Was Historic—Then the Pandemic Arrived
The coronavirus and lockdowns have worsened the region’s economic divides—and set the stage for more political upheaval.
Politicians Are Writing Off Disabled Lives Amid the Pandemic
Ableism has pervaded the failed response to the coronavirus.
For Brazil’s Poor, the Pandemic Is Far From Over
As coronavirus cases there exceed 1 million, the country’s poorest are struggling to access medical care.