The Global Times has today published an interview with me about the Brazilianization of the World argument that I made in American Affairs earlier this year (tl;dr: my original, unedited responses are posted below). The Chinese paper had previously cited me in articles (here and here) that sought to use my argument about Western decline … Continue reading Interviewed in the Global Times (China)
A few months ago I was commissioned to write a thing about Bolsonaro, the thing. Or more specifically, about “the concept of Zombie Bolsonaro” for an Italian zine, Iconografie. My piece would accompany various images of Bolsonaro ill and in hospital – you can download the pdf here below. The English language original is republished … Continue reading Bolsonaro – La Cosa
I was on The Popular Show podcast (my part begins at 38 mins), along with my good friend Matthew Richmond, to discuss the political situation in Brazil – pandemic, Bolsonaro, and more.
I have two pieces out this week in reaction to Bolsonaro’s election. For NBC Think I argue that, despite international media putting Trump and Bolsonaro in the same league, “the U.S. is led by a politician who still enacts policy within the bounds of the law, in and through American institutions.” More broadly, though, we can … Continue reading Bolsonaro is not a “Trump of the Tropics”
Recently, I appeared on two podcasts discussing Brazil’s election and its context. Cable Street: Brazil’s Trump, But Worse w/ Alex Hochuli Link / Download (mp3) Sh*t Platypus Says: On Cynthia Nixon, the Brazilian elections, and Afrofuturism