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Brazil's President says he will REFUSE to take Covid-19 vaccine 

Brazil's President says he will REFUSE to take Covid-19 vaccine 

In a video shared on Thursday, Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro said: 'I'm telling you, I won't take it. It is my right.' Brazil has recorded more than 170,00 [...]

Read full article: Brazil's President says he will REFUSE t...→
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Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster and activist. His latest book is The Tw

Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster and activist. His latest book is The Twittering Machine (Indigo Press)... After contracting Covid-19, Donald Trump, Bo [...]

Read full article: Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster...→
Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one of Jair Bolsonaro's loudest critics

Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one of Jair Bolsonaro's loudest critics

Neto’s outspokenness landed him on Time’s most influential people list, but also made him the target of a vicious fake news campaign

Read full article: Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one...→
Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son accused of embezzlement

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son accused of embezzlement

Prosecutors accuse Flávio Bolsonaro of siphoning off employees’ publicly funded wages

Read full article: Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son ac...→
Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous for Boris Johnson

Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson must be leading a fairly lonely existence, cooped up in the flat at the top of No 10 with (one presumes) his fiancée and their baby. Since divorc [...]

Read full article: Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous ...→
If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produc

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produc

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produces a victory for Joe Biden, many of the country’s international allies will bre [...]

Read full article: If, as polls strongly suggest, the US pr...→
Brazilian president rejects Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Brazilian president rejects Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Jair Bolsonaro has overruled his health minister and refused to buy 46 million doses of CoronaVac, which is being tested in Sao Paulo state.

Read full article: Brazilian president rejects Chinese coro...→
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Read the latest Jair Bolsonaro headlines, all in one place, on NewsNow: the one-

Read the latest Jair Bolsonaro headlines, all in one place, on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for news

Read full article: Read the latest Jair Bolsonaro headlines...→
The pandemic era: why Covid-19's upheaval is here to stay

The pandemic era: why Covid-19's upheaval is here to stay

The largest stadiums in the world hold about 100,000 people. And by that I mean the very largest, those whose scale takes your breath away when you enter: Mich [...]

Read full article: The pandemic era: why Covid-19's upheava...→
Donald and Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

Donald and Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

Donald and Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19 and gone into quarantine, the White House has announced. The couple had already committed to quarant [...]

Read full article: Donald and Melania Trump test positive f...→
United Nations 75th general assembly – live updates

United Nations 75th general assembly – live updates

Follow developments live as Jair Bolsonaro, Donald Trump, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin – among others – give pre-recorded video messages

Read full article: United Nations 75th general assembly – l...→
Covid-19: How Brazil's Bolsonaro has gained in popularity

Covid-19: How Brazil's Bolsonaro has gained in popularity

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is back in the limelight after contracting and recovering from Covid-19, and some analysts say he is benefiting politically. [...]

Read full article: Covid-19: How Brazil's Bolsonaro has gai...→

Environmental advocates and scientists say that Brazil's leader, Jair Bolsonaro,

Environmental advocates and scientists say that Brazil's leader, Jair Bolsonaro, is to blame for weakening environmental protections and calling for the develo [...]

Read full article: Environmental advocates and scientists s...→
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Shinzo Abe and the rise of Japanese nationalism

Shinzo Abe and the rise of Japanese nationalism

On 1 May, Japan welcomed a new emperor. The ageing Akihito, 85, allowed his 59-year-old son, Naruhito, to take over a lineage reputed to be the oldest unbroken [...]

Read full article: Shinzo Abe and the rise of Japanese nati...→

Brazil's president: an unlikely Covid hero?

Government coronavirus handouts have made Brazil's right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro unexpected friends

Read full article: Brazil's president: an unlikely Covid he...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls from health workers

Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls from health workers

FAR-RIGHT Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces an electoral challenge over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic from health workers, almost 20,000 of whom [...]

Read full article: Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls ...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid vaccine due to serious adverse incident

Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid vaccine due to serious adverse incident

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been vocal against CoronaVac and had said Brazilians 'will not be anyone's guinea pig’

Read full article: Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid v...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donald Trump is now unimportant

Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donald Trump is now unimportant

Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have maintained a good relationship with each other.

Read full article: Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donal...→
The best reason to root for Joe Biden and celebrate if he wins? Climate change

The best reason to root for Joe Biden and celebrate if he wins? Climate change

Joe Biden was not exactly the preferred Democratic presidential candidate of progressives in the US or, among those paying attention, elsewhere in the world. H [...]

Read full article: The best reason to root for Joe Biden an...→
How can film narrate the climate crisis?

How can film narrate the climate crisis?

The world has arguably never been more in need of a hero. Someone to confront the vast existential threats posed by climate change; to unite global populations [...]

Read full article: How can film narrate the climate crisis?...→
Bolsonaro has indigenous blood on his hands, group warns after land defender shot dead

Bolsonaro has indigenous blood on his hands, group warns after land defender shot dead

BRAZIL’S far-right President Jair Bolsonaro was accused of having blood on his hands yesterday after a young indigenous land-defender was shot dead by illegal [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro has indigenous blood on his ha...→
Andreas Malm: “The likely future is escalating catastrophe”

Andreas Malm: “The likely future is escalating catastrophe”

One of the most disturbing features of the Covid-19 pandemic is that it was entirely predictable. Scientists had long warned that infectious diseases were emer [...]

Read full article: Andreas Malm: “The likely future is esca...→

The US has a long history of concealing poor presidential health, but not in the

The US has a long history of concealing poor presidential health, but not in the case of infectious diseases.... Polling on Boris Johnson in the UK and Jair Bo [...]

Read full article: The US has a long history of concealing ...→
Brazil's Bolsonaro baffles evangelicals with top court pick

Brazil's Bolsonaro baffles evangelicals with top court pick

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday nominated a judge with a record of flexible rulings to the country’s Supreme Court, frustrating evangelical member [...]

Read full article: Brazil's Bolsonaro baffles evangelicals ...→
Cash handouts helps Jair Bolsonaro approval bounce

Cash handouts helps Jair Bolsonaro approval bounce

Support for Brazil’s controversial right-wing president has soared amid the largest government cash handout ever undertaken in the country, which has cut pover [...]

Read full article: Cash handouts helps Jair Bolsonaro appro...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Thousands of deaths overlooked as Rio de Janeiro’s streets and beaches reopen

Thousands of deaths overlooked as Rio de Janeiro’s streets and beaches reopen

Rio de Janeiro’s businesses, public spaces and 70km of beaches are still under formal restrictions. The city’s infection rates, after all, are among the worst [...]

Read full article: Thousands of deaths overlooked as Rio de...→
Brazil’s president and his economy minister start to disagree

Brazil’s president and his economy minister start to disagree

In the pandemic, Jair Bolsonaro sees merit in busting the budget. Paulo Guedes has reservations

Read full article: Brazil’s president and his economy minis...→
Brazilian President Bolsonaro's eldest son tests positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President Bolsonaro's eldest son tests positive for COVID-19

Senator Flávio Bolsonaro, the eldest son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Read full article: Brazilian President Bolsonaro's eldest s...→
Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with COVID like 'f*gs'

Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with COVID like 'f*gs'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro hit out at the hysteria over the COVID 19, coronavirus pandemic, arguing that "all of us are going to die one day" and to "st [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with ...→
Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with pandemic 'like f*gs'

Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with pandemic 'like f*gs'

Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro (pictured) used the offensive term for gay people while complaining that 'all anyone talks about these days is the pandemic.. [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with ...→
Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisação dos testes com a vacina da Sinovac/Butantan - BBC News Brasil

Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisação dos testes com a vacina da Sinovac/Butantan - BBC News Brasil

Imunizante de fabricante chinesa, a ser produzido no Brasil em parceria com o Butantan, está no centro de uma disputa política do presidente Jair Bolsonaro com [...]

Read full article: Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisaçã...→
Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bolsonaro has ‘mouldy lungs’

Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bolsonaro has ‘mouldy lungs’

President Bolsonaro of Brazil has said he believes he has “mould” in his lungs, having spent weeks in isolation after developing Covid-19.Mr Bolsonaro, 65, a r [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bo...→
How Joe Biden’s foreign policy would not be a total departure from that of Donald Trump

How Joe Biden’s foreign policy would not be a total departure from that of Donald Trump

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produces a victory for Joe Biden, many of the country’s international allies will bre [...]

Read full article: How Joe Biden’s foreign policy would not...→
SW Trump populists

SW Trump populists

Leaders from Viktor Orbán to Jair Bolsonaro are wary of a return to geopolitics as usual

Read full article: SW Trump populists...→
Leader: After the end of history

Leader: After the end of history

The reunification of Germany on 3 October 1990, as the historian Robert Saunders writes later in the issue, was greeted as proof of the supremacy of the Wester [...]

Read full article: Leader: After the end of history...→
Trump joins growing list of virus-infected world leaders

Trump joins growing list of virus-infected world leaders

Boris Johnson and Jair Bolsonaro are among the other leaders who have been infected.

Read full article: Trump joins growing list of virus-infect...→
Battle of billboards rages between Jair Bolsonaro’s foes and followers

Battle of billboards rages between Jair Bolsonaro’s foes and followers

The arm-wrestle underscores Brazil’s bitter political rupture over a leader critics consider an abomination and supporters a corruption-busting champion

Read full article: Battle of billboards rages between Jair ...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Bolsonaro's son sparks row with bid to ban communist symbols

Bolsonaro's son sparks row with bid to ban communist symbols

BRAZILIAN President Jair Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo proposed a Bill this week that would ban communist symbols including the hammer and sickle.... Mr Bolsonaro Jr [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro's son sparks row with bid to b...→
Brazilian chief, 89, fighting for Amazon rainforest has Covid

Brazilian chief, 89, fighting for Amazon rainforest has Covid

Raoni, who is nearly 90, has been a fierce critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's calls for the economic development of Indigenous land in the Amazon [...]

Read full article: Brazilian chief, 89, fighting for Amazon...→
Brazil's President says he will REFUSE to take Covid-19 vaccine 

Brazil's President says he will REFUSE to take Covid-19 vaccine 

In a video shared on Thursday, Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro said: 'I'm telling you, I won't take it. It is my right.' Brazil has recorded more than 170,00 [...]

Read full article: Brazil's President says he will REFUSE t...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls from health workers

Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls from health workers

FAR-RIGHT Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces an electoral challenge over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic from health workers, almost 20,000 of whom [...]

Read full article: Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls ...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one of Jair Bolsonaro's loudest critics

Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one of Jair Bolsonaro's loudest critics

Neto’s outspokenness landed him on Time’s most influential people list, but also made him the target of a vicious fake news campaign

Read full article: Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one...→
Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with pandemic 'like f*gs'

Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with pandemic 'like f*gs'

Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro (pictured) used the offensive term for gay people while complaining that 'all anyone talks about these days is the pandemic.. [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with ...→
Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid vaccine due to serious adverse incident

Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid vaccine due to serious adverse incident

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been vocal against CoronaVac and had said Brazilians 'will not be anyone's guinea pig’

Read full article: Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid v...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
The best reason to root for Joe Biden and celebrate if he wins? Climate change

The best reason to root for Joe Biden and celebrate if he wins? Climate change

Joe Biden was not exactly the preferred Democratic presidential candidate of progressives in the US or, among those paying attention, elsewhere in the world. H [...]

Read full article: The best reason to root for Joe Biden an...→
Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous for Boris Johnson

Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson must be leading a fairly lonely existence, cooped up in the flat at the top of No 10 with (one presumes) his fiancée and their baby. Since divorc [...]

Read full article: Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous ...→
Brazilian president rejects Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Brazilian president rejects Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Jair Bolsonaro has overruled his health minister and refused to buy 46 million doses of CoronaVac, which is being tested in Sao Paulo state.

Read full article: Brazilian president rejects Chinese coro...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
SW Trump populists

SW Trump populists

Leaders from Viktor Orbán to Jair Bolsonaro are wary of a return to geopolitics as usual

Read full article: SW Trump populists...→
Andreas Malm: “The likely future is escalating catastrophe”

Andreas Malm: “The likely future is escalating catastrophe”

One of the most disturbing features of the Covid-19 pandemic is that it was entirely predictable. Scientists had long warned that infectious diseases were emer [...]

Read full article: Andreas Malm: “The likely future is esca...→
Leader: After the end of history

Leader: After the end of history

The reunification of Germany on 3 October 1990, as the historian Robert Saunders writes later in the issue, was greeted as proof of the supremacy of the Wester [...]

Read full article: Leader: After the end of history...→
Brazil's Bolsonaro baffles evangelicals with top court pick

Brazil's Bolsonaro baffles evangelicals with top court pick

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday nominated a judge with a record of flexible rulings to the country’s Supreme Court, frustrating evangelical member [...]

Read full article: Brazil's Bolsonaro baffles evangelicals ...→
Donald and Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

Donald and Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

Donald and Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19 and gone into quarantine, the White House has announced. The couple had already committed to quarant [...]

Read full article: Donald and Melania Trump test positive f...→
Battle of billboards rages between Jair Bolsonaro’s foes and followers

Battle of billboards rages between Jair Bolsonaro’s foes and followers

The arm-wrestle underscores Brazil’s bitter political rupture over a leader critics consider an abomination and supporters a corruption-busting champion

Read full article: Battle of billboards rages between Jair ...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Thousands of deaths overlooked as Rio de Janeiro’s streets and beaches reopen

Thousands of deaths overlooked as Rio de Janeiro’s streets and beaches reopen

Rio de Janeiro’s businesses, public spaces and 70km of beaches are still under formal restrictions. The city’s infection rates, after all, are among the worst [...]

Read full article: Thousands of deaths overlooked as Rio de...→
Covid-19: How Brazil's Bolsonaro has gained in popularity

Covid-19: How Brazil's Bolsonaro has gained in popularity

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is back in the limelight after contracting and recovering from Covid-19, and some analysts say he is benefiting politically. [...]

Read full article: Covid-19: How Brazil's Bolsonaro has gai...→
Bolsonaro's son sparks row with bid to ban communist symbols

Bolsonaro's son sparks row with bid to ban communist symbols

BRAZILIAN President Jair Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo proposed a Bill this week that would ban communist symbols including the hammer and sickle.... Mr Bolsonaro Jr [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro's son sparks row with bid to b...→
Shinzo Abe and the rise of Japanese nationalism

Shinzo Abe and the rise of Japanese nationalism

On 1 May, Japan welcomed a new emperor. The ageing Akihito, 85, allowed his 59-year-old son, Naruhito, to take over a lineage reputed to be the oldest unbroken [...]

Read full article: Shinzo Abe and the rise of Japanese nati...→

Brazil's president: an unlikely Covid hero?

Government coronavirus handouts have made Brazil's right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro unexpected friends

Read full article: Brazil's president: an unlikely Covid he...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro

Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster and activist. His latest book is The Tw

Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster and activist. His latest book is The Twittering Machine (Indigo Press)... After contracting Covid-19, Donald Trump, Bo [...]

Read full article: Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster...→
Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with COVID like 'f*gs'

Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with COVID like 'f*gs'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro hit out at the hysteria over the COVID 19, coronavirus pandemic, arguing that "all of us are going to die one day" and to "st [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with ...→
Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisação dos testes com a vacina da Sinovac/Butantan - BBC News Brasil

Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisação dos testes com a vacina da Sinovac/Butantan - BBC News Brasil

Imunizante de fabricante chinesa, a ser produzido no Brasil em parceria com o Butantan, está no centro de uma disputa política do presidente Jair Bolsonaro com [...]

Read full article: Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisaçã...→
Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donald Trump is now unimportant

Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donald Trump is now unimportant

Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have maintained a good relationship with each other.

Read full article: Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donal...→
Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son accused of embezzlement

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son accused of embezzlement

Prosecutors accuse Flávio Bolsonaro of siphoning off employees’ publicly funded wages

Read full article: Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son ac...→
Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bolsonaro has ‘mouldy lungs’

Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bolsonaro has ‘mouldy lungs’

President Bolsonaro of Brazil has said he believes he has “mould” in his lungs, having spent weeks in isolation after developing Covid-19.Mr Bolsonaro, 65, a r [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bo...→
How can film narrate the climate crisis?

How can film narrate the climate crisis?

The world has arguably never been more in need of a hero. Someone to confront the vast existential threats posed by climate change; to unite global populations [...]

Read full article: How can film narrate the climate crisis?...→
If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produc

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produc

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produces a victory for Joe Biden, many of the country’s international allies will bre [...]

Read full article: If, as polls strongly suggest, the US pr...→
How Joe Biden’s foreign policy would not be a total departure from that of Donald Trump

How Joe Biden’s foreign policy would not be a total departure from that of Donald Trump

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produces a victory for Joe Biden, many of the country’s international allies will bre [...]

Read full article: How Joe Biden’s foreign policy would not...→
Bolsonaro has indigenous blood on his hands, group warns after land defender shot dead

Bolsonaro has indigenous blood on his hands, group warns after land defender shot dead

BRAZIL’S far-right President Jair Bolsonaro was accused of having blood on his hands yesterday after a young indigenous land-defender was shot dead by illegal [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro has indigenous blood on his ha...→

Read the latest Jair Bolsonaro headlines, all in one place, on NewsNow: the one-

Read the latest Jair Bolsonaro headlines, all in one place, on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for news

Read full article: Read the latest Jair Bolsonaro headlines...→

The US has a long history of concealing poor presidential health, but not in the

The US has a long history of concealing poor presidential health, but not in the case of infectious diseases.... Polling on Boris Johnson in the UK and Jair Bo [...]

Read full article: The US has a long history of concealing ...→
The pandemic era: why Covid-19's upheaval is here to stay

The pandemic era: why Covid-19's upheaval is here to stay

The largest stadiums in the world hold about 100,000 people. And by that I mean the very largest, those whose scale takes your breath away when you enter: Mich [...]

Read full article: The pandemic era: why Covid-19's upheava...→
Trump joins growing list of virus-infected world leaders

Trump joins growing list of virus-infected world leaders

Boris Johnson and Jair Bolsonaro are among the other leaders who have been infected.

Read full article: Trump joins growing list of virus-infect...→
Cash handouts helps Jair Bolsonaro approval bounce

Cash handouts helps Jair Bolsonaro approval bounce

Support for Brazil’s controversial right-wing president has soared amid the largest government cash handout ever undertaken in the country, which has cut pover [...]

Read full article: Cash handouts helps Jair Bolsonaro appro...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
United Nations 75th general assembly – live updates

United Nations 75th general assembly – live updates

Follow developments live as Jair Bolsonaro, Donald Trump, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin – among others – give pre-recorded video messages

Read full article: United Nations 75th general assembly – l...→
Brazil’s president and his economy minister start to disagree

Brazil’s president and his economy minister start to disagree

In the pandemic, Jair Bolsonaro sees merit in busting the budget. Paulo Guedes has reservations

Read full article: Brazil’s president and his economy minis...→

Environmental advocates and scientists say that Brazil's leader, Jair Bolsonaro,

Environmental advocates and scientists say that Brazil's leader, Jair Bolsonaro, is to blame for weakening environmental protections and calling for the develo [...]

Read full article: Environmental advocates and scientists s...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Brazilian chief, 89, fighting for Amazon rainforest has Covid

Brazilian chief, 89, fighting for Amazon rainforest has Covid

Raoni, who is nearly 90, has been a fierce critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's calls for the economic development of Indigenous land in the Amazon [...]

Read full article: Brazilian chief, 89, fighting for Amazon...→
Brazilian President Bolsonaro's eldest son tests positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President Bolsonaro's eldest son tests positive for COVID-19

Senator Flávio Bolsonaro, the eldest son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Read full article: Brazilian President Bolsonaro's eldest s...→
Brazil's President says he will REFUSE to take Covid-19 vaccine 

Brazil's President says he will REFUSE to take Covid-19 vaccine 

In a video shared on Thursday, Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro said: 'I'm telling you, I won't take it. It is my right.' Brazil has recorded more than 170,00 [...]

Read full article: Brazil's President says he will REFUSE t...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's president: an unlikely Covid hero?

Government coronavirus handouts have made Brazil's right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro unexpected friends

Read full article: Brazil's president: an unlikely Covid he...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro

Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster and activist. His latest book is The Tw

Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster and activist. His latest book is The Twittering Machine (Indigo Press)... After contracting Covid-19, Donald Trump, Bo [...]

Read full article: Richard Seymour is a writer, broadcaster...→
Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls from health workers

Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls from health workers

FAR-RIGHT Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces an electoral challenge over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic from health workers, almost 20,000 of whom [...]

Read full article: Jair Bolsonaro faces challenge at polls ...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with COVID like 'f*gs'

Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with COVID like 'f*gs'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro hit out at the hysteria over the COVID 19, coronavirus pandemic, arguing that "all of us are going to die one day" and to "st [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with ...→
Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one of Jair Bolsonaro's loudest critics

Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one of Jair Bolsonaro's loudest critics

Neto’s outspokenness landed him on Time’s most influential people list, but also made him the target of a vicious fake news campaign

Read full article: Felipe Neto: the YouTuber who became one...→
Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with pandemic 'like f*gs'

Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with pandemic 'like f*gs'

Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro (pictured) used the offensive term for gay people while complaining that 'all anyone talks about these days is the pandemic.. [...]

Read full article: Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with ...→
Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid vaccine due to serious adverse incident

Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid vaccine due to serious adverse incident

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been vocal against CoronaVac and had said Brazilians 'will not be anyone's guinea pig’

Read full article: Brazil suspends trial of chinese Covid v...→
  • #Jair Bolsonaro
Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisação dos testes com a vacina da Sinovac/Butantan - BBC News Brasil

Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisação dos testes com a vacina da Sinovac/Butantan - BBC News Brasil

Imunizante de fabricante chinesa, a ser produzido no Brasil em parceria com o Butantan, está no centro de uma disputa política do presidente Jair Bolsonaro com [...]

Read full article: Por que a Anvisa determinou a paralisaçã...→
Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donald Trump is now unimportant

Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donald Trump is now unimportant

Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have maintained a good relationship with each other.

Read full article: Top Trump ally Jair Bolsonaro says Donal...→
Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son accused of embezzlement

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son accused of embezzlement

Prosecutors accuse Flávio Bolsonaro of siphoning off employees’ publicly funded wages

Read full article: Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's son ac...→
The best reason to root for Joe Biden and celebrate if he wins? Climate change

The best reason to root for Joe Biden and celebrate if he wins? Climate change

Joe Biden was not exactly the preferred Democratic presidential candidate of progressives in the US or, among those paying attention, elsewhere in the world. H [...]

Read full article: The best reason to root for Joe Biden an...→
Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bolsonaro has ‘mouldy lungs’

Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bolsonaro has ‘mouldy lungs’

President Bolsonaro of Brazil has said he believes he has “mould” in his lungs, having spent weeks in isolation after developing Covid-19.Mr Bolsonaro, 65, a r [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Brazil’s recovering Jair Bo...→
Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous for Boris Johnson

Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson must be leading a fairly lonely existence, cooped up in the flat at the top of No 10 with (one presumes) his fiancée and their baby. Since divorc [...]

Read full article: Why a Joe Biden win would be disastrous ...→
How can film narrate the climate crisis?

How can film narrate the climate crisis?

The world has arguably never been more in need of a hero. Someone to confront the vast existential threats posed by climate change; to unite global populations [...]

Read full article: How can film narrate the climate crisis?...→
If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produc

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produc

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produces a victory for Joe Biden, many of the country’s international allies will bre [...]

Read full article: If, as polls strongly suggest, the US pr...→
How Joe Biden’s foreign policy would not be a total departure from that of Donald Trump

How Joe Biden’s foreign policy would not be a total departure from that of Donald Trump

If, as polls strongly suggest, the US presidential election on 3 November produces a victory for Joe Biden, many of the country’s international allies will bre [...]

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Brazilian president rejects Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Brazilian president rejects Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Jair Bolsonaro has overruled his health minister and refused to buy 46 million doses of CoronaVac, which is being tested in Sao Paulo state.

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Bolsonaro has indigenous blood on his hands, group warns after land defender shot dead

Bolsonaro has indigenous blood on his hands, group warns after land defender shot dead

BRAZIL’S far-right President Jair Bolsonaro was accused of having blood on his hands yesterday after a young indigenous land-defender was shot dead by illegal [...]

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SW Trump populists

SW Trump populists

Leaders from Viktor Orbán to Jair Bolsonaro are wary of a return to geopolitics as usual

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Read the latest Jair Bolsonaro headlines, all in one place, on NewsNow: the one-

Read the latest Jair Bolsonaro headlines, all in one place, on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for news

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Andreas Malm: “The likely future is escalating catastrophe”

Andreas Malm: “The likely future is escalating catastrophe”

One of the most disturbing features of the Covid-19 pandemic is that it was entirely predictable. Scientists had long warned that infectious diseases were emer [...]

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The US has a long history of concealing poor presidential health, but not in the

The US has a long history of concealing poor presidential health, but not in the case of infectious diseases.... Polling on Boris Johnson in the UK and Jair Bo [...]

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Leader: After the end of history

Leader: After the end of history

The reunification of Germany on 3 October 1990, as the historian Robert Saunders writes later in the issue, was greeted as proof of the supremacy of the Wester [...]

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The pandemic era: why Covid-19's upheaval is here to stay

The pandemic era: why Covid-19's upheaval is here to stay

The largest stadiums in the world hold about 100,000 people. And by that I mean the very largest, those whose scale takes your breath away when you enter: Mich [...]

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Brazil's Bolsonaro baffles evangelicals with top court pick

Brazil's Bolsonaro baffles evangelicals with top court pick

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday nominated a judge with a record of flexible rulings to the country’s Supreme Court, frustrating evangelical member [...]

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Trump joins growing list of virus-infected world leaders

Trump joins growing list of virus-infected world leaders

Boris Johnson and Jair Bolsonaro are among the other leaders who have been infected.

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Donald and Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

Donald and Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

Donald and Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19 and gone into quarantine, the White House has announced. The couple had already committed to quarant [...]

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Cash handouts helps Jair Bolsonaro approval bounce

Cash handouts helps Jair Bolsonaro approval bounce

Support for Brazil’s controversial right-wing president has soared amid the largest government cash handout ever undertaken in the country, which has cut pover [...]

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Battle of billboards rages between Jair Bolsonaro’s foes and followers

Battle of billboards rages between Jair Bolsonaro’s foes and followers

The arm-wrestle underscores Brazil’s bitter political rupture over a leader critics consider an abomination and supporters a corruption-busting champion

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United Nations 75th general assembly – live updates

United Nations 75th general assembly – live updates

Follow developments live as Jair Bolsonaro, Donald Trump, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin – among others – give pre-recorded video messages

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Thousands of deaths overlooked as Rio de Janeiro’s streets and beaches reopen

Thousands of deaths overlooked as Rio de Janeiro’s streets and beaches reopen

Rio de Janeiro’s businesses, public spaces and 70km of beaches are still under formal restrictions. The city’s infection rates, after all, are among the worst [...]

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Covid-19: How Brazil's Bolsonaro has gained in popularity

Covid-19: How Brazil's Bolsonaro has gained in popularity

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is back in the limelight after contracting and recovering from Covid-19, and some analysts say he is benefiting politically. [...]

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Brazil’s president and his economy minister start to disagree

Brazil’s president and his economy minister start to disagree

In the pandemic, Jair Bolsonaro sees merit in busting the budget. Paulo Guedes has reservations

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Bolsonaro's son sparks row with bid to ban communist symbols

Bolsonaro's son sparks row with bid to ban communist symbols

BRAZILIAN President Jair Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo proposed a Bill this week that would ban communist symbols including the hammer and sickle.... Mr Bolsonaro Jr [...]

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Environmental advocates and scientists say that Brazil's leader, Jair Bolsonaro,

Environmental advocates and scientists say that Brazil's leader, Jair Bolsonaro, is to blame for weakening environmental protections and calling for the develo [...]

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Brazilian chief, 89, fighting for Amazon rainforest has Covid

Brazilian chief, 89, fighting for Amazon rainforest has Covid

Raoni, who is nearly 90, has been a fierce critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's calls for the economic development of Indigenous land in the Amazon [...]

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Shinzo Abe and the rise of Japanese nationalism

Shinzo Abe and the rise of Japanese nationalism

On 1 May, Japan welcomed a new emperor. The ageing Akihito, 85, allowed his 59-year-old son, Naruhito, to take over a lineage reputed to be the oldest unbroken [...]

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro's eldest son tests positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President Bolsonaro's eldest son tests positive for COVID-19

Senator Flávio Bolsonaro, the eldest son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

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