Articles July 16, 2019
Two anti-corruption tsars to support to Workers’ Party
Joaquim Barbosa became a national hero in 2012 when he conducted the trials of the Mensalão corruption scandal. His (...) READ MORE
Why are investors so desperate for a Bolsonaro win?
All polls in the second round showed far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro having a comfortable lead over Workers’ Party’s (...) READ MORE
The smartphone election: how the 2018 ballot was won
Make no mistake: this is an iconic campaign. We might be witnessing the twilight of Lulism, which political scientist (...) READ MORE
Brazil’s Northeast: is it still a Workers’ Party stronghold?
On Thursday evening, thousands took to the streets of the northeastern city of Recife to greet Fernando Haddad, the (...) READ MORE
Governors update: the final polls of the state races
While the international press has followed the presidential race closely, state disputes have been all but ignored. Not by (...) READ MORE
How Bolsa Família really impacts Brazilian elections
One of the main topics of discussion in the past four presidential elections has been Bolsa Família, the conditional (...) READ MORE
Why does the Brazilian media normalize the extreme right?
There has been no shortage of international media outlets calling Jair Bolsonaro, the frontrunner in Brazil’s presidential race, a (...) READ MORE