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Dozens of the Amazon's indigenous leaders gather in the heart of the threatened rainforest to form an alliance against Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies -- and his continued threats to expose their ancient homelands to mining

President Jair Bolsonaro's culture secretary — Brazil's top culture official — has been dismissed after making an address using phrases and ideas from an infamous Nazi propaganda speech by Joseph Goebbels, set to an opera that Hitler regarded as a favorite

Hundreds of elders gathered this week at Pairacu, Amazon deep in the rainforest, to form a united front against Brazilian Jair Bolsonaro’s environmental policies

Jair Bolsonaro'>Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired a top cabinet member over a speech he gave that contained phrases from Adolf Hitler’s propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to open up the Amazon to mining companies was tantamount to "genocide", Indigenous leaders have said at a meeting to oppose the government's environmental policies.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to open up the Amazon to mining companies was tantamount to "genocide," indigenous leaders said.

In 2018, @FinchelsteinF  made the case that far-right Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro has taken a page straight the Nazi playbook. Today, Brazil's cultural minister was fired for echoing Goebbels' sentiments. From our archives:

A speech by President Jair Bolsonaro’s culture secretary was the latest flash point in a debate over art and freedom of expression under the conservative government.

A former army captain, Jair Bolsonaro took office as Brazil’s president in January of last year, ending 16 years of left wing rule in the country.


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Since Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, trees have been disappearing at a rate of two Manhattans each week

Had a very good conversation with the newly elected President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who won his race by a substantial margin. We agreed that Brazil and the United States will work closely together on Trade, Military and everything else! Excellent call, wished him congrats!

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has increased 67% since Jair Bolsonaro'>President Jair Bolsonaro came into power. These Indigenous women are taking a stand.

This is worth repeating over and over: The most horrific thing Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has planned is privatization of the Amazon rainforest. With just 12yr remaining to remake the global economy and prevent catastrophic climate change, this is planetary suicide.

I congratulate my friend Brazilian President-Elect, Jair Bolsonaro, for his intention to move the Brazilian Embassy to Jerusalem, a historic, correct and exciting step!

Jair Bolsonaro just learned the hard way that New Yorkers don’t turn a blind eye to oppression. We called his bigotry out. He ran away. Not surprised — bullies usually can’t take a punch. Good riddance. Your hatred isn’t welcome here.

We should pay attention to this: Jair Bolsonaro'>Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right authoritarian, is rapidly destroying the Amazon rainforest. He is a threat to working people, minorities, journalists, and a habitable planet. No wonder Trump loves him so much.

Jair Bolsonaro is a notorious homophobe who once said he'd rather his son die than be a gay man. wants to host an event honoring him as Man of the Year. That's unacceptable. Sign on and join me in telling Marriott to : #CancelBolsonaro 

Jair Bolsonaro is a dangerous man. His overt racism, homophobia and destructive decisions will have a devastating impact on the future of our planet. On behalf of our city, thank you to for canceling this event.

Brazil is in desperate need of reform, but Jair Bolsonaro would make a disastrous president. Our cover this week

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