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Despite rain, about 750,000 protesters took to the streets of Brazil to demand “vaccine in the arm, food on the plate and get out Bolsonaro”, write Brasil de Fato.

More than 420,000 people across 213 Brazilian cities participated in the protests against President Jair Bolsonaro on May 29, reports People's Dispatch.

The leaders of nine opposition parties have joined forces to demand Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment, reports Yanis Iqbal.

Sergio Lirio speaks to Pablo Stefanoni about the recent resignations of key members of Brazil's military elite, and the growing discontent at Jair Bolsonaro's disastrous administration.

The Brazilian Supreme Court has annulled convictions against former president Lula da Silva, opening the way for him to run in the 2022 election, write Geisa Marques, Leandro Melito and Igor Carvalho.

Brazil's failure to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic arises from a combination of neoliberalism, crippling debt and anti-science virus denialism, writes Yanis Iqbal.

Once at the centre of the region's left turn, Brazil has for the past two years been governed by a far-right president. Michael Fox spoke to Green Left about the significance of recent events there.

The sudden surge in numbers of COVID-19 cases in the Brazilian state of Amazonas has caused a collapse in the public health system with a lack of ICU beds and oxygen, writes People's Dispatch

Like Donald Trump, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has normalised white supremacists, peddled fake news, downplayed the coronavirus pandemic and used conspiracy theories to attack science, writes Michael Fox.

Green Left sits down with long-time multimedia journalist and radio reporter Michael Fox to discuss politics in Brazil. 

Brazilian ecosocialist Sabrina Fernandes spoke at Green Left's recent Ecosocialism Conference.

This month marked two and a half years since the assassination of Brazilian socialist councillor Marielle Franco. Green Left spoke to Andre Mozor about the campaign demanding justice for Marielle and Brazil’s worsening political and health crisis.

The Brazilian government is moving to restrict access to legal abortion and intimidating health professionals, writes Marina Duarte de Souza.

The Amazon will play a critical role in determining the future of life on Earth, given the climate regulating role the rainforest plays, writes Thiago Ávila.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro persists in his attitude of denial, characterising the coronavirus as a “little flu”: a definition that deserves to be included in the annals, not of medicine, but of political madness, writes Michael Lowy. But this madness has its logic, which is the logic of neofascism.

Already immersed in an overlapping health and economic crisis, Brazil is now also being engulfed by a political crisis. Sao Paulo University professor André Singer outlines some of the key dynamics underpinning the current situation in Brazil.

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