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Can Brazil convince the world to tax billionaire wealth?

The ambitious goal: To shove the case for taxing the wealth of our world’s wealthiest onto the world’s political stage.

Amazon deforestation drops 33% in Lula’s first six months

“It’s very positive, but we continue to have very high levels of deforestation.”

Why Brazil’s upcoming presidential election could determine the future of the...

“I don’t say this lightly as a scientist, but this is the most important election ever in Brazil for the Amazon and its survival.”

Brazilian meat giant JBS a bigger emitter than Italy, study estimates

Campaigners say the company’s net zero pledge amounts to greenwashing in light of its spiralling emissions.

How movements can maintain their radical vision while winning practical reforms

Forty years of struggle by Brazil's landless workers movement offers lessons on engaging the system without being co-opted.

Meet the coalition resisting the global push for land privatization in...

A campaign by U.S. and Brazilian activists challenging TIAA and other financial firms’ complicity in land grabs and deforestation in Brazil is scoring major victories.

Landmark decision: Brazil Supreme Court sides with Indigenous land rights

The country’s Supreme Court has agreed to review the process around a past case that cancelled the demarcation of an Indigenous territory claimed by the Guarani Kaiowá people.

How the police killing of a Black Brazilian teen sparked a...

The police killing of João Pedro Mattos Pinto, a 14-year-old Black Brazilian in Rio de Janeiro, unmasked the scope of police brutality amid a pandemic and led to an unprecedented court decision.

The next crisis? Losing the Amazon

If too much of the forest were to be degraded or lost, scientists worry that the whole area could be transformed into a savannah.

As Amazonian wildfire season approaches, we must protect the vulnerable forest

Jair Bolsonaro’s aggressive deregulation and exploitation of the Amazon’s resources threatens the entire planet.

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Low-life Supremes openly break supreme perfidy records

Without term limits and strong ethics log,/ Our fate mimics that water-boiled frog.

Sanders and Omar push to end $17 billion in fossil fuel subsidies with new...

Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar reintroduce legislation to eliminate federal subsidies for fossil fuel companies, aiming to save taxpayers $170 billion over the next decade.

FCC proposes mandating AI disclosure in political ads to safeguard election integrity

This move aims to enhance transparency and protect voters from deceptive practices.

Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

Historic ITLOS ruling: Greenhouse gas emissions classified as marine pollution in landmark decision

This landmark ruling obligates countries to take all necessary measures to prevent global temperature rise above 1.5°C, marking a significant step forward in the fight against climate change and the protection of marine environments.