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Brazilian Democracy with Bolsonaro: How long can Brazil handle it?

August 11, 2020

In the best-seller, “How Democracies Die,” Steven Levitsky and David Ziblatt analyze how authoritarian leaders are democratically elected and then create tyrannies or authoritarian regimes, killing democracy.

A Democracia Brasileira com Bolsonaro: Até quando o Brasil Suporta

July 31, 2020

No best seller “Como as Democracias Morrem” Steven Levitisky e David Ziblatt, analisam como líderes autoritários são eleitos livremente e em seguida, criam tiranias ou regimes autoritários, matando a democracia.

Bolivian Interim President Uses Pandemic for Power Grab

July 21, 2020

In Bolivia, the spread of COVID-19 has not only pressured the weak health infrastructure of the country but also questioned the stability of the democracy. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Health of the Plurinational State of Bolivia on July 6, 2020, 41,541 people in Bolivia had contracted COVID-19 at that point. Of those who had contracted the disease, 27,617 were active, 12,389 had recovered, and 1,530 had died (Ministerio de Salud, 2020).


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