How Congress increased its powers over Brazil’s political agenda
In an interview with the American University in Washington, ex-House Speaker Rodrigo Maia analyzed his legacy, his views on representative democracy in Brazil, and legislative effectiveness3 days ago • Beatriz Rey
How Bolsonaro is wrecking Brazil’s education system
The education system may be the ultimate loser of President Bolsonaro's funding decisions and policy choices1 week ago • Beatriz Rey
How effective are Brazil’s congressional hearings committees?
As the Senate is set to kick off the Covid hearings, we examine how these committees actually serve their purpose, beyond the political bluster2 weeks ago • Beatriz Rey
What actually constitutes an impeachable offense in Brazil?
Many have called for the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro for his mismanagement of the pandemic. But what does the law actually say on the issue?3 weeks ago • Beatriz Rey
Ahead of 2022, anti-partisanship is a looming risk for Brazil
More and more Brazilian voters have no party allegiances of their own, while actively opposing at least one political party. That is a problem1 month ago • Beatriz Rey
Brazil among world’s top 10 democratic backsliding countries
Data shows the trend beginning in 2016, prior to the Bolsonaro government1 month ago • Beatriz Rey