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    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 ...

    Brazil Is Not Winning Its War Against Violence on Black Women

    Every year, Amnesty International releases a report on the state of human rights across ...

    The Rush to Save a Brazilian Town Dying of Thirst

    The shrunken carcasses of cows lie in scorched fields outside the city of Campina ...

    By Law Kids Cannot Hold a Job in Brazil. Three Million of Them Work Anyway

    Brazil’s Prosecution Service for Labor (MPT) is launching a national campaign against child labor. ...