Brazil’s soft coup（ブラジルのソフトなクーデターとは）
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【The Big Story - Brazil’s soft coup】
10 Brazil’s soft coup hardens
Vanessa Baird sets out to see how dictatorship is being rebranded in Latin America’s most populous nation.
16 Grand land theft
Open season for Brazil’s oligarchs as they plunder, riding roughshod over the rights of indigenous people, peasants and small family farmers.
19 What’s sex got to do with it?
A lot, if you listen to Brazil’s women and minorities, as they face an emboldened culture of rape, violence and sexism.
21 Marcela’s Recipe of the month
The domestic goddess imparts the secret of how to make a soft coup. Not to everyone’s taste, perhaps...
22 ‘We have a lot to teach the city’
Squatters and favela dwellers speak out about police violence, life on the edge and creative resistance.
30 The persistence of patriarchy
Renowned US feminist Cynthia Enloe on the roots of patriarchy, how it is adapted and sustained - and how to go about challenging it.
29 Mark Engler
‘It’s time to take down America’s racist monuments.’
37 Steve Parry
The robots are coming!
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.
32 Film reviews
Tramontane directed and written by Vatche Boulghourjian; Kills on Wheels directed and written by Attila till.
33 Music reviews
At Least Wave your Handkerchief At me by Saz’iso; Frost on Fiddles by Frigg.
34 Book reviews
The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk; The Gurugu Pledge by Juan Tomas Avila Laurel; Walking on Lava by the Dark Mountain Project; out of the Wreckage by George Monbiot.
PLUS Also out there...
PLUS: Open Window, with guest cartoonist Vasco Gargalo from Portugal.
5 Letter from Cochabamba
Amy Booth travels deep into rural Bolivia and hears of a surprising migration.
26 Country Profile: Somaliland
28 Making Waves
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36 Southern Exposure
Jean Paul Saint Fleur photographs two boys getting ready for carnival in southern Haiti.
38 And Finally
British singer-songwriter Thea Gilmore talks to Danny Chivers about music, politics and the importance of ‘shining light in the darkness’.