Jeffrey W. Rubin: Uneasy Democracies, North and SouthApril 2016
Both Brazil and the United States teeter on the brink of uncertain democratic futures.
The Boy from PetrópolisSeptember 2015
I look at his face; the green eyes, the wet mouth. I still feel the dream-softness of his hair under my hands; I feel like a grandmother, like a mother, like a lover.
Clarice Lispector: MonkeysJuly 2015
Flash Fiction: “Macacos”
The UnlearningJuly 2014
A New York-based Brazilian writer considers her country’s unrest through the work of performance artist Paulo Bruscky.
Davi Pretto: Only the Fictions Can Heal UsApril 2014
Ela Bittencourt talks to the director about his film Castanha and the blurred lines between fiction and reality.
Richard Falk: Snowden’s Post-Asylum RelevanceAugust 2013
With Snowden temporarily safe in Russia, the impact of his leaks on U.S. foreign relations is still an open question.
Passion PitFebruary 2013
What blooms in Brazil’s coastal desert.
Emma Sokoloff-Rubin: Rules of TravelDecember 2012
A young writer learns to be alone in Porto Alegre, Brazil.