Brazilian Electoral Reform (II/III): Structural Problems

By Gabriel F. Barbosa, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF of this article, click here. 

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MST and the Fight to Change the Brazilian Power Structure: An interview with Gilmar Mauro

By Brian Mier, Extramural Contributor of the Brazil Unit at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF of this

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The Right to the City and the Brazilian General Strike: Short film shows housing activists joining with MST members to shut down major avenue in downtown São Paulo

By Brian Mier, Research Associate of the Brazil Research Unit at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs This documentary was shot in Portuguese,

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The Not-So-Marvelous City: The Socioeconomic Roots of Rio de Janeiro’s Violence

By José de Arimatéia da Cruz, Research Associate of the Brazil Research Unit at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To downlad

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Aline Piva interview on Loud and Clear with Brian Becker

Research Fellow, Head of the Brazil Unit at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Aline Piva was interviewed on Loud and Clear

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Brasilia 24/5: A View from the Ground

By Brian Mier, Research Associate at the Council On Hemispheric Affairs’ Brazil Unit This article has been previously published on

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