Referendum on Vale do Rio Doce

    Brazil’s National Referendum Challenges Privatization of Mining Giant CVRD

    From September 1st to 9, social movements from all over Brazil held a popular ...

    October 23 – the Day the Music Died in Brazil

    By voting not to ban the sales of guns and ammunition in the referendum ...

    Brazil’s Referendum, a Rebellious Act That Makes No Difference

    In a small Brazilian city, José Maria da Silva woke up on Sunday, October ...

    Proposal to Ban Guns in Brazil Fails to Win a Single State

    Weapons sales will not be banned in Brazil. On the basis of the returns ...

    Brazil’s NO Win Is a Vote of Non-Confidence in Lula

    A sweeping 64% of Brazilians said NO to a ban on the sale of ...

    Violence-Plagued Brazil Says No to Gun Control in Referendum

    Brazilians are voting Sunday on a proposal to ban all gun sales in the ...

    Brazilian Referenda and Plebiscites Are Quite Undemocratic

    Maria Victoria Benevides, professor of sociology and political science at the University of São ...

    Brazil’s Gun Referendum Exposes Country’s Open Wound of Violence

    The legalization or ban of guns and ammunition trade is the putative matter to ...

    Brazil’s Gun Lobby Launches Hysterical Campaign Against Arms Ban

    Human life in Brazil is cheap, regardless of your social status. Violent crime affects ...

    Confessions of an Unarmed American Living in Brazil

    On October 23, a Sunday, Brazilians will be asked to vote on the following ...