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The meaning of the 2 October protests in Brazil

The meaning of the 2 October protests in Brazil Hundreds of thousands marched demanding the removal of far right president Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy Supporters of president Jair Bolsonaro hope their mobilisations and military pressure will keep him in office

International round-up: Demonstrations demand Bolsonaro out in Brazil

International round-up: Demonstrations demand Bolsonaro out in Brazil Angry protests have continued in Brazil as far right president Jair Bolsonaro’s popularity plummets.

Poor result for Nazis in France—but not over yet

Poor result for Nazis in France—but not over yet Just one in three potential voters took part in the first round of regional elections across France last Sunday.

Brazilian protesters demand the fall of Bolsonaro

Brazilian protesters demand  the fall of Bolsonaro Following the chaos caused by the mishandling of the pandemic in Brazil, Sophie Squire reports on the mass protests calling for change

Splits at top over India’s Covid crisis

Splits at top over India’s Covid crisis India’s hard right prime minister Narendra Modi is finally feeling the heat after weeks of Covid-19 devastating the country.

Hospitals in India near collapse as new wave hits and cases rise

20 April 2021
As world Covid-19 deaths pass three million, India is in the grip of a terrible new wave of the virus. Other countries governed by the hard right face a similar situation, says Yuri Prasad

Capitalism allows global Covid-19 cases to soar

13 April 2021
Global coronavirus cases have escalated over the past seven weeks and deaths have risen for the past three weeks. More than 136 million people have been infected, and almost three million have died.

Global Covid-19 cases surge as Brazil faces health collapse

28 March 2021
Far from being steadily eliminated, Covid-19 is increasing in most regions of the world

Lula returns as crisis deepens in Brazil

16 March 2021
Brazil suffers from a double affliction. With 270,000 Covid‑19 deaths it is second only to the US—although per head mortality is higher in Britain and other European countries.

Folklore and forest fires in Brazilian fantasy Invisible City

17 February 2021
Netflix’s newest fantasy series blends Brazilian folklore with environmental issues to bring an enchanting fable

A year since the first Covid-19 death, global rulers have failed to contain coronavirus

12 January 2021
Monday marked one year since the first Covid-19 death in Wuhan, China.

Global spread of coronavirus is a warning of the threat from reckless Tory policies

25 July 2020
Coronavirus continues to sweep across the globe, with underfunded and understaffed health services struggling to provide care. 

Virus grows as world leaders prioritise profits

23 June 2020
Coronavirus is set to reach a horrifying new milestone this week—10 million cases and a death toll of 500,000.

Virus tears through poorer countries as fears of a ‘second wave’ grip China

16 June 2020
The global coronavirus crisis is far from over.

Brazil’s murderous cops add to toll of coronavirus

06 June 2020
Police in Rio de Janeiro killed 177 people in April alone

Jair Bolsonaro caught up in coronavirus and corruption crisis

24 May 2020
Brazil’s soaring cases of coronavirus, and growing splits in Jair Bolsonaro’s government, are shaking the foundations of the far right president’s rule.

Misery after Brazil landslides

10 March 2020
 

Crisis after floods and landslides in Brazil

28 January 2020
Over 50 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced from their homes after floods and landslides hit Brazil. The country has recorded its heaviest rainfall in 110 years.

We can’t rely on the rich to save the planet

02 September 2019
Even the rich are waking up to the scale of the threat—or so it seems. But the logic of capitalism—to always maximise profits—means we can’t trust them.

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