Support for Brazil’s football team may be breaking down political division in the country, at least for now.
Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva says he will end land clearance in Brazil’s Amazon region. But powerful forces profit from rainforest destruction.
Lula’s international reputation could be key to the country’s success.
Despite Jair Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil, democracy remains under threat. The legacies of authoritarian figures like Bolsonaro and Donald Trump live on.
Israel’s longest serving and most politically resilient prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, returns to government with a new coalition, partnering with extreme-right parties. It could be his undoing.
Stable coalitions will depend on strong democratic values being embedded among political elites.
Brazil’s presidential handover will take place in January. Observers are hoping it will be peaceful.
A very tight election victory, a divided country and an economy in tatters.
Jair Bolsonaro put gun ownership at the centre of his political platform and relaxed gun regulations. What does that mean for Brazll? Listent to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Estradas ilegais trouxeram desmatamento, fogo e outros danos ambientais para a Amazônia. Os resultados do segundo turno presidencial de 2022 podem ter um grande impacto no futuro.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro has done better than expected in the first round of Brazil’s presidential election. An expert discusses why populism gets votes.
It is unclear who will win Brazil’s election in the second round, but one thing is obvious: Bolsonaro’s brand of right-wing conservatism is growing, and so is its threat to democracy.
Political violence that has broken out during the rule of Brazil’s president Bolsonaro draws on a long history of attacks.
After a very divisive election campaign, the winner of the Brazilian election will need to reuite the country.
Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is ahead in the polls. But will his authoritarian rival, incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro, accept the result if he loses?
Trump and Bolsonaro use religion in similar ways, but there are key differences between the two countries’ evangelical communities – and politics.
Evangelical protestants, around one third of the population, are likely to play a key role in the upcoming Brazilian election.
Militias mete out violence far from the centres of power – but their dirty work is politically useful.
The deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil is at its peak, with 2022 breaking all records. Deforestation threatens human rights.
Research confirms that Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, bears heavy responsibility for the death toll in his country, at every wave of the pandemic.