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Anitta, Future, and Charli XCX are Boosting Funk Carioca, Pay Attention

The genre has received increased worldwide exposure even as it unearths Brazil’s history of class warfare and colorism.
Phil Witmer
1.8.18
Design

These Vanishing Resin Chairs Are Representative of Existential Crisis

Tatiane Freitas’s resin chairs beautifully communicate the erasure of the passing of time.
Diana Shi
11.26.16
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How the Zika Virus Is Fueling the Abortion Debate in Brazil

Activists are pushing for a legal change in light of the Zika epidemic and microcephaly concerns in Brazil.
Letícia Naísa
2.22.16
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Photos from Inside São Paulo's Most Secretive Street Drugs Market

Taken by Índio Badaróss – the artist known as "the Basquiat of Cracolândia."
Índio​ Badaróss and Gabriel Uchida, Words: Felipe La
3.19.15
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Last Night in Rio Was Massively Depressing

Brazil's humiliating loss to Germany in yesterday's World Cup semi-finals prompted fears of riots, but last night the locals in Rio were mostly just sad and drunk in the rain.
Matias Maxx
7.9.14
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A Visit to One of Brazil's Largest Marketplaces Before World Cup Raids

It was the biggest open-air market in all of Brazil and the nexus of the local economy. Now it's gone.
Lennart Maschmeyer
6.2.14
Sports

A Visit to One of Brazil's Largest Marketplaces Before The World Cup Raids

The vast majority of Salvador's population, who live in slums, are not allowed inside the city's new shopping malls. So this became the key place for the poorer 85 percent of the population to buy its food and other groceries.
Lennart Maschmeyer
6.2.14