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Peruvians Distrust Democracy as Political Crises Deepen

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Running Numbers by Phillip Meng

The fallout from the removal of President Pedro Castillo has revealed a young democracy in dire straits.

People hold signs while protesting against Peru's President Pedro Castillo after Congress approved his removal from office
Reuters
Public Opinion

Peril in Peru: Protests, Unrest and Calls for Change

Podcast
Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast

Can Peru’s democracy satisfy protester demands, or will it head into political chaos?

Protests in Peru
REUTERS
Global Politics

Defending Democracy Post-Insurrection in Brazil

Podcast
Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast

Amid the attack on democracy in Brazil, what lies ahead?

Supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro demonstrate against President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Brasilia
REUTERS
Global Politics

Brazil and Jan 6, Israel's Future, China Reopens Borders

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Ravi Agrawal and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro demonstrate against President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Brazil
Reuters
Global Politics

Was Brazil's Insurrection Foretold?

In the News
Project Syndicate
Robert Muggah

The militants who sacked government institutions were amateurs, much like their U.S. counterparts, writes Robert Muggah. But it was no spontaneous "accident."

Smashed windows of the Supreme Court building in Brazil on January 9, 2023.
Reuters
Global Politics

Brazil's Systemic Mistrust of Elections and Democracy

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Running Numbers by Gabriela Ivanova

President Jair Bolsonaro might be leaving office, but the country’s political trust issues are far from resolved.

A man holds a Brazilian flag as supporters of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro block a highway during a protest against President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Reuters
Public Opinion

Flavors and Culture: Food Systems through Indigenous Women's Eyes

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Global Food for Thought by Myrna Cunningham

Productive practices of Indigenous women's groups have significant value in contributing to the conservation of biodiversity and the well-being of humanity, and therefore encourage exchange and dialogue.

A woman walks along a cliff with a sheep following behind her.
Monica Volpin
Food and Agriculture

Protests in China, EU Oil Embargo, and Macron's State Visit

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Ravi Agrawal, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

China Anti-Covid Protest in London
Reuters
Global Politics

Lula's Comeback, Israeli Elections, and Ethiopia's Truce

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Bobby Ghosh, Susan Glasser, and James Harding join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Israel's former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Reuters
Global Politics

Lula's Victory and Latin America's Leftward Shift

Podcast
Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast

Do victories for Lula in Brazil and fellow leftist leaders across Latin America represent a new “pink tide” sweeping the continent?

Lula's victory.
REUTERS
Global Politics