The G7's aid offering was never going to work in Brazil — a place where national pride and claims about lost sovereignty are political dynamite.
The 'incorrect apocalypticism' of reporting on environmental crises — such as that seen in the Amazon — is a mirror of denialism. It's designed to get clicks and feeds anti-democratic politics.
The process of developing a fascist movement in Australia has been delayed only by Pauline Hanson's inability. But it will come.
Far-right candidate Bolsonaro remains a firm favourite for victory in the second round of voting in the Brazilian presidential elections. How did this happen?
The co-ordinated right wing attacks against Brazil's Lula is a canary in the coal mine for the rest of the developing world.
Smith & Wesson is having a banner year, showing that there is lots of money to be made in fear. Plus other business tidbits of the day.
What happened to all the doom and gloom? And other business tidbits of the day.
As the tourists head to the airport,a chastened Brazil is left to pick up the pieces. Freelance writer Django Merope Synge reports from Rio.