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Landless Workers could become subject to Brazil’s Antiterrorism Law

Landless Workers Movements could become subject to Brazil’s Antiterrorism Law

Earlier this week, militant members of the Homeless Workers’ Movement (MTST) occupied the triplex used as evidence of former President Lula in the corruption charges leveraged against him. Guilherme Boulos, a national coordinator for the movement and current presidential candidate, quipped on social media: “If it’s Lula’s, the people can stay. If not, then why… Read More »

Explaining Brazil Podcast #8: Fake News

Explaining Brazil podcast about Brazil politics economy society michel temer marielle franco soft power Lula’s arrest fake news

This week, the Explaining Brazil podcast will tackle fake news. While this phenomenon is by no means a problem exclusive to Brazil, our elections could be affected more than others: Brazil has 122 million Facebook users, making it the social media giant’s third largest market. Skewed facts are probably a well-established part of the agenda… Read More »

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