David Miranda

David Miranda is a Brazilian activist and the creator of the Snowden Treaty, a campaign to protect whistleblowers.

Articles by this author

‘The raging fires have become so potent that the smoke they generate plunged the Western Hemisphere’s largest city, São Paulo, into total darkness.' (Photo: Victor Moriyama/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, August 26, 2019
Fires Are Devouring the Amazon. And Jair Bolsonaro Is to Blame
As the world watches in horror and terror as the Amazon burns, scientists have made clear that the cause, principally if not entirely, is human activity. Here in Brazil , that human activity has human names and faces: those of Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president, and his extremist environment...
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Dilma Rousseff: a target of the rich and powerful. Views
Friday, April 22, 2016
The Real Reason Dilma Rousseff’s Enemies Want Her Impeached
The story of Brazil’s political crisis, and the rapidly changing global perception of it, begins with its national media. The country’s dominant broadcast and print outlets are owned by a tiny handful of Brazil’s richest families, and are steadfastly conservative. For decades, those media outlets...
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Friday, March 18, 2016
Brazil Is Engulfed by Ruling Class Corruption—and a Dangerous Subversion of Democracy
The multiple, remarkable crises subsuming Brazil are now garnering substantial Western media attention . That’s understandable given that Brazil is the world’s fifth most populous country and eighth-largest economy; its second-largest city, Rio de Janeiro, is the host of this year’s Summer Olympics...
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