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How to talk Brazilian politics at the holiday dinner table

How to talk Brazilian politics at the holiday dinner table
Brazilian politics can split families. Photo: Kiselev Andrey Valerevich/Shutterstock

In a country marred by political polarization, mealtime conversations about Brazilian politics can quickly turn your house into the Thunderdome. But never fear, fact-checking agency Aos Fatos, a partner institution of The Brazilian Report, has come up with data to help you stand your ground when talking to that uncle who bases his opinions on faulty generalizations.

For the 2017 holiday season, Aos Fatos has selected a few topics that will certainly make you cringe – fearing that your family’s holiday dinner might end up in an awkward atmosphere.

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