Tag: Brazilian

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 truckers went on strike against expensive diesel and for tax reform

Strikes and Protests in Brazil Are a Reaction to the Country’s Government Paralysis

The February 22nd protest in Belo Horizonte, the resulting police action, as well as ...

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 ...

Maré de Sabores Project / Photo: Douglas Lopes

Brazilian Women Spearhead Initiatives to Address Gender-Based Violence

In Brazil, women are at huge risk of violence, especially if they are minorised ...

Brazil has a bad image in Europe and the United States

It’s About Time Brazil President Abandon His Rhetoric and Join the International Community

Maintaining power since January of 2019, the Bolsonaro administration has designed foreign policy objectives ...

"Landscapes" by Brazilian artist Adriana Varejão

RISKS TO THE RABBLE: The Struggle to Keep Democracy Real in Brazil

Over the past two months, opposition parties and civil society movements in Brazil have ...

Uncontacted Indigenous community in the Brazilian state of Acre. Image by Gleilson Miranda / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0).

Missionaries Barred from Contacting Brazil’s Isolated Indians

Brazil’s highest court has upheld a ban on missionary activity inside reserves that are ...