We use cookies for site personalization and analytics. You can opt out of third party cookies. More info in our privacy policy.   Got it

Browse Brazil

Bolsonaro’s desperate pledges to Trumpism have not paid off, argues Leonardo Sakamoto

QAnon has a lot to learn from Brazil, writes Leonardo Sakamoto.

QAnon has a lot to learn from Brazil, writes Leonardo Sakamoto.

A man takes rest on the roadside in a Carapicuiba City favela.  ​Image by Luiz Gonzaga De Souza/Pixabay

Leonardo Sakamoto reflects on the police killing of João Pedro Matos Pinto, a 14-year-old black boy, and...

Leasing a flying ICU to go between Belém and Brasília costs over $6,794 – or 63 months’ wages of a person within the poor 50 per cent.

In Brazil, the rich, who infected the poor, are now buying ICU flights for themselves.

Olodum performers hit the streets. Credit: Banda Olodum

Lazinho and Lucas di Fiori of Brazil's famous Banda Olodum talk to Alessio Perrone about...

Women march during the National Black Consciousness Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

In Brazil, misogynoir – misogyny directed at black women – has been used to fire up President Jair Bolsonaro’s machismo base...

For the world to witness: weary and homeless, this woman rests by a busy thoroughfare in São Paulo. Davidsonluna/Unsplash

Vanessa Martina Silva considers the track record of Brazil’s flagship Bolsa Família, the world’s largest...

The Ashaninka are an indigenous people living in the State of Acre, Brazil. © Pedro França/MinC

Leonardo Sakamoto on the war against indigenous people.

Firmino, pictured in Rocinha. Credit: Alessio Perrone

In Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil and one of the largest in Latin America, a makeshift museum is painting a proud...

About 369,000 people are believed to modern slaves in Brazil - representing 1 in 555 of its population - according to the Global Slavery Index by human rights group Walk Free Foundation.

Rescuing slaves is not the cure, says Leonardo Sakomoto.

This article is more than one year old.

Human rights defender, Tchenna Maso, reflects on the human cost of Bolsonaro's open door policy for mining...

This article is more than one year old.

Leonardo Sakamoto writes plainly about the suicidal drives and fake patriotism behind the culling of the...

This article is more than one year old.

Danny Chivers explains how those outside Latin America can act in solidarity with forest defenders....

This article is more than one year old.

Leonardo Sakomoto on Brazil's top judge who became vigilante – and then ‘God’

This article is more than one year old.

Sporting mega-events purport to boost civic pride and economic growth. But their true legacy is one of rampant...

This article is more than one year old.

In Rio de Janeiro, even bystanders are falling victim to brutal policing tactics, reports Leonardo Sakamoto....

Pages

Subscribe   Ethical Shop