Bolsonaro in the presidential Rolls Royce with children, during the Independence Day celebrations - Marcelo Camargo / ABr

For Threatening a Military Coup, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Should Be Impeached

Jair Bolsonaro stopped governing a while back. In three years, his government has inaugurated ...

Brazilian President shows his familiarity with a weapon.

The President of Brazil Wants a Rifle in Every Home

Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, said that “everyone should buy a rifle” in order not ...

War tanks parade in front of Palácio do Planalto, the presidential office, in Brasília

Brazil President Parades Smoke-Spewing Aging Tanks and Puts Nation to Shame

The clouds of dark exhaust spewing from aging tanks and amphibious vehicles rolling past ...

Image: Ueslei Marcelino Credit: Reuters.

The Deep Structure of Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Many writers and filmmakers claim artistic expression is more powerful at transmitting the tragedy ...

Brazilian electronic ballot.

Left and Right in Brazilian Presidential Elections

The next Brazilian presidential election, in October, 2022, will probably be polarized between Jair ...

A soldier stands guard in front of the Brazilian national flag on Army Day in São Paulo. Miguel Schincariol/AFP

The Militarization of Brazil’s Government Shows the Country Never Transitioned to Full Democracy

When former paratrooper captain Jair Bolsonaro was inaugurated as president of the Brazilian Republic ...

A protester holds a sign reading "Bolsonaro out" at a protest in Brasília

Brazilians Take to the Streets to Protest Half a Million Deaths from Covid

Protesters took to the streets across Brazil on Saturday to demand President Jair Bolsonaro’s ...