The shame and despair of being called cringe in Brazil

Intergenerational Baiting and Being Cringe in Brazil

Last week, Christian Langkamp highlighted some of the reasons for growing intergenerational tensions in ...

To Love, Intransitive Verb: Brazil's quintessential modernist novel

Mário de Andrade’s To Love, Intransitive Verb: The Novel that Launched Brazil’s Modernist Movement

Ana Lessa-Schmidt’s translation of Mário de Andrade’s modernist classic, To Love, Intransitive Verb, is ...

Brazilian singer Elza Soares was often referred to as the Brazilian Tina Turner

Elza Soares: Brazil’s Voice of the Millennium Goes Silent

Elza Soares, one of the most revered singers in Brazilian samba music, died at ...

Rodrigues taps into the pain and powerlessness of Brazilians to create her dance pieces

Lia Rodrigues: A Dance to the Wounds and Powerlessness of Brazilians

With contorted faces and twitching bodies, dancers come together, push each other away, and ...

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Netflix Brings to the World Brazil’s Most Endearing Myths and Legends

Eric (Marco Pigossi) is an environmental police officer in Rio de Janeiro. When his ...

Bolsonaro's supporters took to the streets in June 2020 in support of the federal government | Szucinski/Alamy Stock Photo

Brazil President’s Fans Call Him Myth and Are Encouraged to Defy Science and Books

Recent polls suggest that the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, is the favorite to win ...

Don’t Call Me Bitch. Italians Move to Change Synonyms to the Word Woman

Public figures from writers to lawmakers have launched a campaign ahead of International Women’s ...

Ever since a 1904 revolt against the smallpox vaccine, Brazil has run extremely successful vaccination programs. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Once Again Brazilians Reject a Vaccine, This Time Led by Their President

The world is eagerly awaiting the release of several Covid-19 vaccines, but Brazilian President ...