Analysis

Send In The Clowns

Send In The Clowns

On December 10 2018, the 70th anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights, Brazilian President elect Jair Bolsonaro and his Vice, General Mourão, received their diplomas from the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE). They were presented with the inaugural...

read more
Trumpism Comes to Brazil

Trumpism Comes to Brazil

It was early fall in southern Florida, and a standing-room-only crowd of about 300 gathered at a steakhouse to see a right-wing presidential candidate whom most experts were dismissing as too radical, divisive, and inexperienced to win office. The candidate was not...

read more
Why Bolsonaro won: beyond the cliches

Why Bolsonaro won: beyond the cliches

Why did the Brazilian people elect a neofascist? If you get your information from the newspapers, you might think that this happened because Brazilians are afraid of rising violence rates or fed up with corruption. These explanations sound great on paper because they...

read more
Share This