The State of the Brazilian Left: Analysis from an American in Brazil

By Brian Mier, Extramural Contributor 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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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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The General Strike and the Survival of the Latin American Left: An Interview with Luiz Gonzaga Gegê da Silva

By Brian Mier, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs’ Brazil Unit  This interview was originally conducted in Portuguese, and

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Overcoming Deep Inequality in Brazilian Cities: An Interview with Erminia Maricato

By Brian Mier, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs’ Brazil Unit To download a PDF version of this article, click

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