South America

Total 8 Posts

COVID-19 in Brazil: How Jair Bolsonaro created a calamity.

6 min read
The Covid-19 situation in Brazil is a prime example of necropolitics in action. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has engineered the conditions for the coronavirus to run rampant through the country while he pursues his own agenda.

Coronavirus could create a lockdown generation in Latin America if governments don’t act.

4 min read
The historically high level of informal work in Latin America will make its recovery much more difficult than elsewhere.

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro’s strategy of chaos hinders coronavirus response.

5 min read
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.

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.

Amazon fires: Jair Bolsonaro faces mounting political backlash in Brazil – even from his allies.

4 min read
What the Amazon fires mean for Jair Bolsonaro politically.

Amazon wins ‘.amazon’ domain name, aggravating South American region and undermining digital commons.

5 min read
Who has the right to use an Amazon domain name? The people who live there or a company with the same name?

Brazilian universities fear Bolsonaro plan to eliminate humanities and slash public education budgets.

5 min read
Brazil’s new president was elected on promises to radically restructure Brazil. But proposed education spending cuts and curricular changes have students and teachers marching in the streets.
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