Total 16 Posts
COVID-19 is deadlier for black Brazilians, a legacy of structural racism that dates back to slavery.5 min read
In Brazil, black COVID-19 patients are dying at higher rates than white patients. Worse housing quality, working conditions and health care help to explain the pandemic’s racially disparate toll.
Jair Bolsonaro has ignored and openly challenged the advice of health authorities, sacked his health minister, and tried to use the coronavirus pandemic for political gain.
Anti-5G conspiracy theories have been around for some time, but the coronavirus crisis is winning them new supporters.
From Boris Johnson to Donald Trump, a new breed of bullshitting politicians is flourishing.
The Amazon fire crisis has been 500 years in the making – as Brazil’s indigenous people know only too well.4 min read
After five centuries of extraction, the Amazon region stands on the brink.
Rainforest fires heat the planet, but the degraded forest left behind has far more consequences for the local environment.