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'Same as Trump': Bolsonaro Issues Preemptive Election Fraud Claims in Brazil

One opposition lawmaker accused Brazil's far-right president of trying to "manipulate public opinion with false accusations."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Brazilian Government Is Waging War on Indigenous Rights

The Bolsonaro government is using legislation and the courts to try to deprive indigenous people of their rights.

Mark Harris ·


'Should Ring Alarm Bells': Study Warns of Severe Drying for Amazon Rainforest

Findings, says lead researcher, shows "that this vital global resource must not be taken for granted."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Bolsonaro Out!': Massive Protests as Brazil's Covid-19 Death Toll Tops 500,000

"We are on the street to defend our country, our people, our lives, our culture, our education, our economy. We can no longer die of Covid."

Brett Wilkins ·


Indigenous Rights Defenders Condemn Government Probe Into Critics of Bolsonaro's Covid Response

A federal judge denounced an investigation into two Indigenous leaders as "an illegal embarrassment."

Julia Conley ·


Bolsonaro Is Destroying the Amazon While Pretending to Protect It

One day after Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro asked world leaders for financial support to save the Amazon rainforest, the federal government slashed the Environment Ministry's budget by $45 million.

Lobato Felizola ·


Fascism's Global Spread Is as Real as the Pandemic's

In the world's largest democracies, far-right movements that embrace violence, reject democracy, and target the vulnerable are on the rise.

Walden Bello ·


Why Brazil's President Is a Dangerous Steward for the Amazon

It is imperative for world leaders to understand the depth, cost and extent of Bolsonaro’s 'ecocide' during these last two years and not fall for his lies. 

Anna Buss ·


How Earth Day Is Being Co-Opted by Corporate Interests

We must resist the corporate takeover of the UN’s food, biodiversity, and climate agenda.

Simone Lovera ·


International Coalition of Artists to Biden: Don't Cut a Deal With Bolsonaro on Amazon Rainforest

"Urgent action must be taken to address threats to the Amazon, our climate, and human rights, but a deal with Bolsonaro is not the solution."

Jake Johnson ·

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