While the world was distracted with COVID-19 democracy was quietly being attacked globally such as in Hungary, Brazil, Belarus, China.
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Brazil. According to Freedom House, the "electoral system encourages the proliferation of parties but struggles to manage persistent corruption". Also check out our section on World Democracy or our articles with news about South America.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said if he orders the military to take to the streets to restore order, “the order will be followed.”
A recent Netflix documentary examines football legend Pelé’s rise to fame but fails to address deeper questions of race and class.
Lula da Silva’s return means that there is actually some hope for democracy and social justice in Brazil, despite the tide of reaction.
Despite the deteriorating political climate in Brazil since President Jair Bolsonaro’s election, democracy has survived and thrived.
The Amazon is the world’s most important ecosystem. Among the different strategies adopted to save it human rights laws are crucial.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for COVID-19. Bolsonaro has downplayed the pandemic and his regime has largely neglected it.
Any discussion about Brazil’s failed response to the COVID-19 pandemic must start with the country’s far-right populist president, Jair Bolsonaro, experts argue.
Polarization is tearing democracies around the world from Brazil, India, and Kenya, to Poland, Turkey, and US. Article looks at how to counter this dynamic.
Tump was scoffed by environmentalist over claims of being one of them. This came after his rather hypocritical pro-environment assertion at G-7 summit.