Articles by Julia Blunck
Bolsonaro—who now has the disease himself—has overseen one of the worst coronavirus death tolls in the world. But then, a war on human dignity is what he promised all along
There is no nuance when it comes to choosing history’s villains; nobody will care if Brazilians really hated the Workers Party government when their major cities are under water
Every week Operation Car Wash brought a new list of arrests, and the country was enraptured. But dividing politicians into heroes and villains leads to bad politics
Brazil’s far-right leader has designs on the rainforest—and we will all suffer the consequences
Julia Blunck / October 30, 2018
The election of Jair Bolsonaro wasn't an inevitable act in populism's sweeping decade. There was an active choice for hatred
Julia Blunck / October 12, 2018
How did the Brazilian left allow itself to come so close to losing against an authoritarian?
Julia Blunck / September 4, 2018
Museum staff had warned of underfunding and hazardous conditions. But in Brazil, anti-intellectualism has become mainstream
Instead of treating it like a necessary evil, Remainers should reject lazy anti-immigrant sentiment—and show why freedom of movement is a good thing
Ken Livingstone's comments were contemptible. So how come so many people—and news channels—wanted him to keep repeating them?