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The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa at the BRICS summit in Goa, India. Brazil’s position is shaky. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Brazil is breaking with its south-south focus. What it means for BRICS

Brazil's place within the BRICS bloc is becoming questionable. Since the new President Michel Temer took over, Brazil's foreign policy has shifted away from BRICS ideals to favour western interests.
Brazil’s President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma. Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Why the BRICS coalition still matters

Despite financial crises and political differences among these five emerging economies, the BRICS coalition is here to stay. And it may just change the world.
Dilma Rousseff Carnaval masks on a factory assembly line near Rio. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Impeachment, culture wars and the politics of identity in Brazil

Brazil has a powerful and dominant national identity, which could be a casualty of the current political crisis. The author of an upcoming book on the subject considers the harm that's been done.

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