Brazil elections 2018


Young Brazilians Share Their Fears About a Bolsonaro Presidency

"I want a country where black people and LGBTQ individuals can walk freely. As a woman, I want to walk around without being afraid I'll get raped."


Far-right authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro is Brazil's new president. Here's what you need to know.

“The laws are for everyone, this is how it will be during our constitutional and democratic government."


WhatsApp is managing its fake news crisis in Brazil from an office in Silicon Valley

“It gives us a sense of how important we are.”


How Brazil's Far Right Is Weaponizing Fake News

Borrowing from the Trump campaign’s successful strategy in the 2016 elections, Jair Bolsonaro is relying on “firehosing” to increase his chances of winning the Brazilian presidency—and it’s working.


Everything That’s at Stake in Brazil’s Presidential Election

A side-by-side look at how Bolsonaro and Haddad view women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community based on everything they say—or don’t say—in their administrative proposals.


Brazilian politics is backsliding toward militarism, and the presidential election could make it worse

“This nostalgia for military order is a response to both political corruption and urban violence. But it’s completely misplaced.”