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The Yanomami’s Last Struggle
The Yanomami are not the only ones under threat from the new regime: we all are. The Amazon currently loses nearly 3,000 square miles of jungle forest every year. It is terrifying to contemplate the impact that Bolsonaro’s assault on the area will have on climate change over the next four years of his presidential term.
April 17, 2019
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s Would-be Dictator
Brazil has been a democracy with direct presidential elections since 1989, but for the preceding quarter-century it was ruled by a brutal military dictatorship. Jair Bolsonaro is not merely nostalgic for that era; he would reintroduce the dictatorship’s political ethos, preserved and intact, into modern Brazil.
October 12, 2018
World Cup 2018: Brazil
The nation is now facing a major political and economic crisis with no end in sight, but suddenly, this became only a minor nuisance—out go social equality, political stability, and true democracy; in come Pelé, Ronaldo, and Neymar to let us brag to the rest of the world.
June 15, 2018
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