Jair Bolsonaro

amazon fires

Now Brazil’s President Says He Won’t Save the Amazon Unless He Gets an Apology from Macron

The "lungs of the planet" are on fire, and a dispute between Jair Bolsonaro and Emmanuel Macron has reached new levels of pettiness.
Tim Hume
amazon fires

Brazil Tells the G7 and Its Amazon Fire Fund to Go to Hell

The world is literally on fire, and Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is busy talking smack about Emmanuel Macron's wife.
Tim Hume
amazon fires

Brazilian Warplanes Are Trying to Soak the Burning Amazon

President Jair Bolsonaro authorized military intervention, as other nations promised to send resources to the rescue
Emma Ockerman
amazon fires

Just How Bad Are The Amazon Fires?

In a word: Bad. In two words: Really bad.
Tim Marcin
climate change

The Amazon Wildfires Aren't Natural. Blame Humans

As the Amazon burns, it's important to know that intense wildfires aren't natural to the largest tropical rainforest ecosystem on Earth—people are to blame.
Madeleine Gregory
Amazon Rainforest

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Is Now Spreading Conspiracy Theories About The Amazon Fires

Jair Bolsonaro, whose support of Amazon deforestation has earned him the nickname "Captain Chainsaw," is blaming the fires on environmental groups.
Tim Marcin
Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro really wants to be Trump’s super best friend

“We want to have a great Brazil just like Trump wants to have a great America.”
David Gilbert

Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.
Marie Declercq

The Dos and Don'ts of Golden Showers

Yesterday, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro asked Twitter what golden showers are. Here, Jair, is a beginner's guide.
Ben Charlie Smoke
Views My Own

Why Canadians Should Pay Attention to Brazil’s War on ‘Gender Ideology’

As a queer man born and raised in Brazil, I saw the fast progression of threats to LGBTQ+ people first-hand.
Thomas Iglesias Trombetta

How Brazil's new president is creating a healthcare crisis for his country's poor

“Mais Medicos has not ended but at least half the doctors, who were precisely in places of greater need, have left — so for people in those areas the program is over."
Mariana Castro
Joe Hill
some like it hot

2019 Will Show Us Who Is Destroying the Planet

The injustice behind climate change will become obvious, and those causing it will have nowhere to hide.
Joe Sandler Clarke