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What Brazilian conservatives gain by letting the Amazon burn.
Since taking office in January, President Jair Bolsonaro has not only become less popular. He has also done perhaps irreparable damage to fundamental democratic institutions.
Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Marcelo K. Silva
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is within an inch of the presidency. His popularity suggests Brazilian politics might never be the same.
Brazil has been in disarray since 2016’s presidential impeachment, but after the murder of the country’s most exciting progressive politician, Brazilians must decide whether to be outraged or resigned.
Dilma Rousseff's impeachment circumvented the democratic process.
New leaks prove the impeachment is intended to protect corrupt politicians.
Is there a political coup underway?
A Berkeley radical returns to his native Brazil after the Berlin Wall's fall.
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Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
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