Renato Francisco dos Santos Paula, Universidade Federal de Goias Tens of thousands of students and professors protested nationwide on May 30 against a Jair Bolsonaro administration proposal to slash Brazil’s … Continue Reading Brazilian Universities Fear Bolsonaro Plan to Eliminate Humanities and Slash Public Education Budgets
Kati Hinman, Global Voices Indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and farming communities are staging mass protests around Colombia against President Ivan Duque’s National Development Plan, an array of directives that, among other things, will … Continue Reading Why are Colombian indigenous peoples protesting against President Ivan Duque?
Marcos Barros, Grenoble École de Management (GEM) As shown by the February 2019 attack on a BBC cameraman by a Donald Trump supporter in El Paso, Texas, the January assault … Continue Reading How Real Journalism Can Thrive in the Fake-News Era: Lessons From Brazil
Helder Ferreira do Vale, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was elected last year on a wave of popular anger at the country’s stagnant economy and political … Continue Reading Bolsonaro’s approval rating is worse than any past Brazilian president at the 100-day mark
Jordi Cornellà-Detrell, University of Glasgow It’s exactly 80 years since the end of the Spanish Civil War, when General Francisco Franco’s populist forces finally overcame the leftist resistance and plunged … Continue Reading Franco’s Invisible Legacy: Books Across the Hispanic World Are Still Scarred by His Censorship