Regions / Brazil
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Like the United States, Brazil has a long way to go with its response to global warming.
Thousands of poor Brazilians were evicted from their homes to build multimillion-dollar World Cup stadiums that may never be used again. Now Brazilians are fighting back.
China is taking advantage of its growing trade surplus in Latin America to rally support for its positions at the United Nations.
Forced evictions are happening throughout Brazil in advance of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, exacerbating the country's growing inequality.
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
NSA spying is sullying Washington's relationship with nearly every one of its global partners and competitors.
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.
With a million people demonstrating in the streets of Brazil, everyone's scrambling to understand how a 20-cent bus fare hike turned into a social revolt.
This article addresses the tactics used by corporations to appear as though they have solutions to environmental problems while, in reality, they are continuing the policies that cause the most environmental degradation.