Armed with weapons, mobile phones and conspiracy theories, groups [that were created] on Telegram led Brazil’s insurrection.
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The Uncomplicated Reason Brazil Can Count Its Ballots So Quickly
America’s democracy appears to fall short of Brazil’s where the results of the most recent election were announced same day.
As Autocrats Ascend, Gloomy Data On Democracies’ Decline
Around the world, countries are facing threats posed by would-be autocrats. And the road to restoring democracy is long and hard.
The Threat To Brazil’s Democracy
Brazil holds elections next month. Bolsonaro would likely claim a rigged vote if the race in which he faces leftist Lula da Silva tightens.
Facebook Misses Misinformation In Brazilian Election Ads
Facebook failed to detect…election-related misinformation in ads ahead of Brazil’s 2022 election, violates its own community policies.
Fear Up For Brazil’s Heated Election As Party Official Slain
Ahead of Brazil’s fiercely contested elections in October, there are growing concerns about an increasingly violent campaign.
Bolsonaro’s New Ally In Questioning Brazil’s Elections: The Military
Although unfounded, the military is expressing similar reservations over Brasil’s electoral process as President Jair Bolsonaro.
DiCaprio, Ruffalo Urge Brazilians To Vote, Irking Bolsonaro
Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo joined other celebrities making a final push for voters in Brazil to register to vote.
Armed Forces Should Not Count Votes In Brazil
Brazil’s controversial President Jair Bolsonaro wants the army to count votes. This, however, could be detrimental to the electoral process.
Opinion: Jair Bolsonaro tests Brazil’s democracy
According to DW’s Philipp Lichterbeck, a president who threatens to organize a military coup should face impeachment proceedings.