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Topic: Jair Bolsonaro
The Amazon is on fire. What can the world do?

The Amazon is on fire. What can the world do?

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.

How bad reporting on environmental crises is setting us up for bad politics

How bad reporting on environmental crises is setting us up for bad politics

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.

Brazil’s fascist president fails to deliver on far-right reforms

Brazil’s fascist president fails to deliver on far-right reforms

After six months of government, Jair Bolsonaro has little to nothing positive to show.

By diverting from climate change, the media shows its priorities

By diverting from climate change, the media shows its priorities

Crikey readers discuss the media on climate catastrophe and the rise of fascism in Brazil.

This global wave of fascism was decades in the making

This global wave of fascism was decades in the making

The election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has marked a new stage in recent years' rock-slide towards fascism.

Large-scale fascist violence will make it to Australia soon enough

Large-scale fascist violence will make it to Australia soon enough

The process of developing a fascist movement in Australia has been delayed only by Pauline Hanson's inability. But it will come.

Nine maps that help explain why a ‘neo-fascist’ could become president of Brazil

Nine maps that help explain why a ‘neo-fascist’ could become president of Brazil

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?