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Desmatamento, política climática e eleições

img: Mapbox/CC BY Desmatamento, política climática e eleições 07/12/2022 Bruno Marques Schaefer, Doutor em Ciência Política (UFRGS) Nas eleições presidenciais brasileiras de 2022, bem como os dias posteriores ao resultado (em especial a presença do vitorioso Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva na COP27), o tema ambiental apareceu com maior vigor do que em outros pleitos.  …

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“Brazil Never Again” or “Military Intervention Now”? A reflection on human rights in the presidential elections

“Brazil Never Again” or “Military Intervention Now”? A reflection on human rights in the presidential elections 23/11/2022 Bianca Isabel Lombarde Silva, M.A. in Social Science (UNIFESP) “The dictatorship is not over. The target is clear: the black, poor, and peripheral people, who don’t have access to justice,” said Débora Silva, in an interview about the …

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The importance of religion in presidential elections in Brazil

img: Alan Santos/PR/CC BY The importance of religion in presidential elections in Brazil 23/11/2022 Manoel Schlindwein, PhD candidate in International Relations (IRI-USP) Visits to churches and temples, meetings with spiritual leaders, demonstrations of faith and praise and, above all, proposals and statements full of moral values, with a strong religious connotation. Throughout the 2022 presidential …

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Bolsonaro’s diplomatic isolation and international support for democracy in Brazil

img: José Dias/PR/CC BY Bolsonaro’s diplomatic isolation and international support for democracy in Brazil 23/11/2022 Giovanna Macieira Rosario, M.A. student in International Relations (IRI-USP) During his time as President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro did not win any sympathy from the international community. The Foreign Policy conducted by the former Foreign Minister, Ernesto Araújo, was …

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EU-Mercosur: the trade agreement after the Brazilian elections

img: Miguel Schincariol/Fecomercio/CC BY EU-Mercosur: the trade agreement after the Brazilian elections 18/11/2022 Bruno Santos Fonseca, PhD researcher at Portuguese Institute of International Relations (IPRI-NOVA) The political agreement reached on June 28, 2019, between the European Union and the Mercosur member states (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) has defined the future of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement that …

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The construction of political-ideological propaganda about Venezuela promoted by the Brazilian right

The construction of political-ideological propaganda about Venezuela promoted by the Brazilian right 18/11/2022 Stephanie Braun Clemente, PhD candidate in International Relations (UERJ) The way a negative image is used about the political, economic and social situation in Venezuela, especially about the government of Nicolás Maduro, but also about the former governments of Hugo Chávez, is …

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A importância da religião nas eleições presidenciais no Brasil

img: Alan Santos/PR/CC BY A importância da religião nas eleições presidenciais no Brasil 16/11/2022 Manoel Schlindwein, Doutorando em Relações Internacionais (IRI-USP) Visitas a igrejas e templos, encontros com lideranças espirituais, demonstrações de fé e louvor e, sobretudo, propostas e declarações recheadas de valores morais, com forte conotação religiosa. Ao longo do pleito presidencial de 2022, …

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