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When The Far Right Took Over Brazil, Its Only LGBTQ Congressman Fled For His Life
Jean Wyllys left Brazil amid death threats from backers of authoritarian President Jair Bolsonaro. Now, he's a "living representative" of Bolsonaro's oppression.
Dallas City Council, LGBTQ Groups To Protest Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's Visit
Welcoming Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right homophobic president, “sends the wrong message not only to our city but to our state, our country and the world."
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro’s Anti-LGBTQ Policies
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to the U.S. was canceled after criticism against his racist, homophobic and sexist rhetoric.
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Jacinda Ardern Faced Tragedy With Action And Empathy. We Should All Learn From Her.
Senior Lecturer, MIT; Co-founder u.lab and Presencing Institute
The New Zealand prime minister's reaction to the Christchurch mass shootings shows we can break out of default reactions of numbness and denial.
The Unbearable Machismo Of Trump And Bolsonaro's Bromance
The twin presidents of the United States and Brazil are linked most closely by the insecure, tough-guy grievance politics that fuel them both.
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Brazil President’s U.S. Visit Kicks Off With Steve Bannon-Sponsored Paranoia Fest
At the Trump hotel event, anti-globalist advocates pushed for even greater influence over Jair Bolsonaro's government.
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Brazil School Shooting Sparks A Familiar Gun Debate, NRA Talking Points And All
Alexander C. Kaufman
The U.S. gun lobby's push for arming teachers has found vocal allies in President Jair Bolsonaro's far-right government.
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Brazil School Shooting Leaves At Least 10 Dead
By Mauricio Savarese and Anna Kaiser, AP
Two young men wearing hoods killed six students and two teachers before taking their own lives, authorities said.
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Brazil's Far-Right President Tweeted Golden Shower Video To Push Anti-LGBTQ Views
Jair Bolsonaro is upset that the Carnival festival has turned against him. So he tweeted a pee tape.
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How Police Violence Paves The Way To Authoritarianism
Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, believes the only good criminal is a dead one. Many Brazilians agree.
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HuffPost Her Stories: A Grisly Killing Shows Rampant Transphobia In Brazil
Plus: Canada's "Prince of Pot" accused of sexual harassment.
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Brazil Is About To Show The World How A Modern Democracy Collapses
Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to Brazilian democracy — and a model for authoritarianism that leaders around the world will follow.
What 2018 Teaches Us About A World Where Most Workers Live From Paycheck To Paycheck
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The combined wealth of eight billionaires is greater than that of the world's poorest 50 percent.
Amid A Far-Right Resurgence, Brazil Celebrates Black Consciousness
Black Consciousness Day is a chance for Brazilians to reflect on their African heritage despite the election victory of Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing retired general who peddles racism.
Brazil's Next President Jair Bolsonaro Declares War On 'Fake News' Media
By Anthony Boadle and Gram Slattery, Reuters
Bolsonaro, nicknamed "Brazil's Donald Trump," has vowed to withdraw government advertising from media outlets deemed to be "lying."
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Jair Bolsonaro's Victory Sparks Fears In Brazil's LGBTQ Community
By Kaspar Loftin, Reuters
The president-elect has previously boasted of being a "proud homophobe."
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A Progressive Foreign Policy Should Revolve Around Climate Change
Matthew Miles Goodrich
, Guest Writer
It's an opportunity to tell a story of how the world works.
A Fascist Won Brazil’s Presidential Election, And The Media’s Tweets Were Very Bad
The elite media still can't figure out how to call right-wing authoritarians what they are.
Trump And Global Far Right Celebrate Brazil Authoritarian's Presidential Win
Jair Bolsonaro got fawning praise after running a campaign that vowed violence and threatened democratic norms.
Brazil Elects Far-Right Authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro As President
“Brazil’s Trump” — who has praised dictatorship and promised a “cleansing” of his political opponents — will take charge of the world’s fourth-largest democracy.
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Far-Right Presidential Candidate Jair Bolsonaro Poised To Win Brazil Election
By Anthony Boadle, Reuters
Final opinion polls show Bolsonaro, who's been described as "Brazil's Donald Trump," edging out his leftist rival, Fernando Haddad.
Rep. John Lewis Urges Mike Pompeo To Protect Human Rights In Brazil Election
The world's fourth-largest democracy could elect far-right authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro as president on Sunday.
Brazil May Elect Jair Bolsonaro. Here's Why A Major Democracy Is Flirting With Fascism.
"Brazil's Trump" is a far-right congressman who praises dictators. He's also a lesson in how modern democracies can crumble.
Meet Brazil’s Donald Trump
He’s racist, sexist and homophobic. But that might not stop populist candidate Jair Bolsonaro from becoming the next President of Brazil.
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6 Pieces Of Good News For Brazilian Women In Politics
By Leda Antunes, Marcella Fernandez, HuffPost Brasil
Women won big in the first round of the country’s elections. Here’s what you need to know.
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Brazil’s Election Could Deal A Crushing Blow To Combating Climate Change
Far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro -- aka “Brazil’s Trump” -- may be “exactly what the world doesn’t need.”
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