Facebook retired its ‘Move fast and break things’ slogan – perhaps because, as new research from Brazil confirms, democracy is among the things left broken by online misinformation and fake news.
Christian right groups in Canada may not have the same resources as their American counterparts. They are, nonetheless, attracting supporters by borrowing some U.S. tactics.
The success or failure of Mexico’s new president will have an impact on politics in the rest of Latin America as right-wing forces reclaim power. Is a brighter future for the region possible?
How science can resist in times of Bolsonism.
Left-wing governments failed to articulate a convincing alternative to neoliberal democracy – and the backlash has begun.
Polls indicate that South Africans are unlikely to totally abandon the African National Congress.
Brazil’s president-elect wants to roll back environmental laws, saying they hurt rural growth. But preventing Amazonian deforestation has actually made farmland more productive.
This election may be the spark needed for a radical environmental politics.
Bolsonaro promised angry Brazilians he would transform their crisis-stricken country. But he didn’t say how. Five Brazil experts examine his policies on crime, the economy, women, the Amazon and more.
Bolsonaro’s election victory left Brazil fragmented
Our research shows how Brazil’s business elite has influenced the course of politics in the country.
Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing congressman and former army captain, is Brazil’s next president, with 56 percent of votes. Critics see a threat to democracy in his scathing attacks on Brazilian society.
Jair Bolsonaro has very rightwing views likely to put a final nail in the coffin off Brazil’s Africa moment spearheaded by former president Lula da Silva.
Women are fighting to tip the Brazilian election by using morals over politics.
As well as having dangerous social and political consequences, a Bolsonaro presidency would mark a massive shift for Brazil’s economy, too.
The far right frontrunner promises a brazen anti-environmental strategy.
After four years of economic crisis and corruption, Brazilians have never trusted their government less. They showed their frustration Sunday, voting for two ideologically opposed candidates.
Brazil could see a return to the dark days of the military dictatorship.
A dejected public and a crowded, unpopular field of candidates make for an unhappy election.
Only a couple of months until the elections, the frontrunner is behind bars and the economic agenda of the next government is anyone’s guess.