Lula talks to the crowd at Avenida Paulista - Ricardo Stuckert/Instituto Lula

Despite Street Protests Brazil President Goes Ahead with Pension Reform

  Brazil’s president Michel Temer and senior lawmakers are still unwavering in their support ...

Protest in Rio against government's reforms - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Brazilians Pour onto Streets Demanding a Halt to Reforms and the President’s Ousting

Brazilians took to the streets in a nationwide protest on Wednesday against President Michel ...

Rio train painted with athletes and work from Cândido Portinari - Daniel Ramalho/Rio2016

How the Rio Olympic Games Helped the Wealthy and Hurt the Poor

The Olympic Games revealed the deep socioeconomic and political contradictions of Brazil and helped ...

Brazilians Special Kind of Blindness: They Can’t See They Are Racist

University of Arizona anthropologist Jennifer Roth-Gordon spent 10 days in Brazil leading up to ...

For Women, Brazilian Prison Is a Lawless House of Horrors

To enter the unsanitary, violent, and inhumane cells of Brazil’s prisons is to step ...