Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tag: Brazil

Why is the radical right still winning?

What that Protestant Reformation can teach us about the durability of far-right movements – and the order they seek to replace.

Brazil’s leading food retailer goes cage-free

This commitment will spare millions of egg-laying hens a life of extreme confinement in battery cages so small that the birds can barely move or stretch their wings.

Federal judge bans use of glyphosate in Brazil

The decision prohibits the registration of new products containing the herbicide and suspends existing registrations within the next 30 days.

Tropical forests lost 40 football fields of tree cover per minute...

That amounts to 40 football fields worth of trees cut every minute of last year in a devastating blow to biodiversity and the global climate.

After Lula, what’s next for Brazil?

The dream of more just and equal societies that the far from radical Lula represented for many seems further away than ever.

Brazilian school districts make historic switch to 100 percent plant-based meals

With the mission of reducing the cities' environmental footprint (especially water consumption), Brazil's goal is to aid local produce farmers and foster humane and healthy eating habits for students.

U.S. bans Brazilian beef imports

The United States Department of Agriculture suspended fresh beef imports from Brazil until the country “takes corrective action” to address “public health concerns, sanitary conditions, and animal health issues” in its cattle supply chain.

Brazil becomes the newest country to refuse GMO imports from the...

As of 2015 there were 38 countries that had banned GM crops.

An Open Letter to the People of Brazil

“In the struggle to make this world the place of peace, justice and environmental sustainability that it could be, the people of Brazil have been playing an inspirational role.”

In Post-Olympics Brazil, A Political Coup Is No Game

Brazil is a remarkable country, with more than 200 million people, a vibrant culture, a huge economy and, with the majority of the threatened Amazon rainforest within its borders, a vital role to play in the fight to limit human-induced climate change.

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Bernie Sanders: From (potential) heartbreak to hope?

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“Meltdown”: Trump defends Syria withdrawal as house votes 354 to 60 to condemn his...

As the displacement of 300,000 civilians over Turkey’s assault on Kurdish-controlled areas continues in northern Syria, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday...