Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

As Brazil Confronts Coronavirus, Bolsonaro and His Supporters Peddle Fake News

As Brazil Confronts Coronavirus, Bolsonaro and His Supporters Peddle Fake News

On March 11th, when the global community already had been struggling to contain the spread of coronavirus for many weeks, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro declared that the outbreak was something “of a fantasy.” It was a “moment of crisis,” he acknowledged, but “a small crisis” that had been exaggerated by

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia
Raphael Tsavkko Garcia
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How a Fake Scandal Took Down a Brazilian Fashion Editor

How a Fake Scandal Took Down a Brazilian Fashion Editor

If you’re looking for evidence of racial inequality in Brazil, it isn’t hard to find. Racism is a serious problem in my country, as indicated by statistics showing that Black Brazilians are disproportionately likely to be poor, die young, and suffer from criminal violence. But rather than

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia
Raphael Tsavkko Garcia
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