A Marvel-ous transformation

A mash-up of the pop aesthetic of US comics and the religious myths of Africa has proved tremendously popular.

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NI 502 - West Papua - Freedom in sight? - May, 2017

Worldbeaters: Michel Temer

Brazil’s oldest president – and architect of his predecessor’s downfall – is put under the spotlight.

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NI 500 - The exceptionally brave - 500th issue - March, 2017
The last house to be bulldozed at the Vila Autodrom favela.

Both hands on the spotlight for Rio’s favelas

A small NGO is trying to link local communities and international networks to help Rio’s worse-off neighbourhoods, Ann Deslandes reports.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017
Dam fine victory in Brazil

Dam fine victory in Brazil

How the Mundukuru people won their battle to cancel plans for a massive new dam in the Amazon.

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NI 496 - World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories - October, 2016
On 21 June 2016, dam workers found Nilce de Souza Magalhães' (above) body washed up on the river bank of Usina Hidrelétrica Jirau, a dam that she had publicly opposed.

Brazil human rights defender found drowned in dam

The bodies of murdered women should not have to be the catalyst for responsible development, writes Erin Kilbride.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
President Dilma Rousseff.

Impeachment of Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff is a setback for the whole country

Increased political polarization has fueled the growth of the far right wing and repression of social movements, writes Sarah Roure.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Clockwise from top: The iconic view of Rio and the Lagoa da Zona Sul; the beautiful game outside a church in Providencia, Rio’s oldest favela; 15-year-old belles from the Cerro-Korah favela attending a debutante ball organized as a good-will gesture by the Pacifying Police Unit; Zumbi da Silva, a former rubbish-picker in Esqueleto who now works in a new recycling co-operative.

Country profile: Brazil

Jan Rocha on the challenges and paradoxes in one of the world's most unequal countries.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
This is transphobia: Verônica Bolina (left) as she was before being taken into police custody – and (right) after.

Staying alive

Visibility offers no protection for trans people in Brazil. Amanda Palha analyses the roots of violence and exclusion faced by her community – and its fight to stay alive.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Reasons to be cheerful

Good news on fracking, FARC and femicide.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
The latest model – what will riot police be wearing this year?

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014
A young sex worker with a client. The vast majority of the girls’ customers are foreign.

'Everybody preferred children'

Combating child prostitution in Brazil is more urgent than ever – especially with the expected influx of foreign tourists for the 2014 World Cup, writes Olivia Crellin.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013

The boys in Brazil's favelas who shun violence

Gender activist Gary Barker sees young men who respect woman and are connected fathers.

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NI 444 - The changing face of masculinity - July, 2011

We are millions

The MST (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra – Brazil’s landless people’s movement) – has been described as the world’s most dynamic social movement. Gibby Zobel joins in its 25th anniversary celebrations and explains why its existence is more important than ever.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009

Davi Kopenawa

Yanomami community under threat

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
African village January, 2017
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
The changing face of masculinity July, 2011
Humans vs. Nature November, 2010
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
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