Jair Bolsonaro
Brazilian parliamentarians denounce gov’t absence in combating wildfires in the Pantanal region

If the Jair Bolsonaro government doesn’t act, “we will have to see if the rain puts out the fires,” says lawmaker

The National Guard and the MST in the state of Bahia: Understand what’s happening

The conflict began on September 2 after a court order from the Justice Ministry. The case is related to land reform

India’s COVID-19 Crisis Explodes

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes both the global trajectory of COVID-19, as well as the spread of the disease in India

Can BJP’s politics and Facebook’s business thrive without hate?

The problem of hate news is built into the genes of big digital monopolies like Facebook. We need to break up these monopolies and regulate them as the new public utilities of the digital age

10-year-old rape victim in Brazil safely aborts after feminists expel religious extremists

Religious fundamentalists attempted to invade a health center in the city of Recife in a bid to prevent the procedure. The child earlier had to travel over 1,800 km after she was denied her legal right in her home State

Brazil’s national government has undermined COVID-19 containment measures

Matheus Falcão of Brazilian Center for Health Studies and the Peoples Health Movement Brazil talks the COVID-19 situation in Brazil and how the government’s decisions got the country to where it is today.

Why a growing force in Brazil is charging that President Jair Bolsonaro has committed crimes against humanity

Trade unions in Brazil have taken to the International Criminal Court to charge President Jair Bolsonaro with crimes against humanity over his mismanagement of the pandemic

Brazilian movements intensify “Out Bolsonaro” campaign

Bolsonaro’s grave mismanagement of the virus has made Brazil the global epicenter of COVID-19.

How Trump managed to lead the world with the worst response to COVID-19 pandemic

The United States leads the world in terms of absolute numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 as well as deaths. Vijay Prashad looks into how the US continues to fail to contain the spread of coronavirus

Cuba’s medical brigades in Africa embody a long tradition of solidarity

From medical to military, agricultural, educational, cultural support and more, the Cuban footprint in Africa dates back to the national struggles against colonialism. The work of the Henry Reeve Brigade is a continuation of this tradition

Ten years ago, the UN declared access to water and sanitation a human right

The resolution does not reflect the reality of millions of Brazilians; perspectives are bleak with passing of new laws

What’s common to three Covid kings – US, Brazil and India?

These three countries with over a million COVID-19 cases each, led by men who came to power in a very similar manner, also followed similar stumbling paths, making the same kind of mistakes

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