Lula Faces Powerful Opposition as He Seeks To Protect the Amazon and Recognize Indigenous Rights

Delivering the Amazon?

Lula faces an enormous challenge: to empower environmental agencies and Indigenous communities that safeguard the Amazon while facing down powerful multinational companies operating in the tropical rainforest.

Brazil’s Referendum on Authoritarianism

Democracy on the Ballot in Brazil

The Brazilian political arena is defined today by long-established divisions and a much more assertive extreme-right with emboldened militaristic and antidemocratic leanings.