System Failure: Behind the Rise of Jair Bolsonaro

By Brian Winter

How a retired Army captain rose from a marginal apologist for torture and dictatorship to a serious contender for Brazil’s presidency.

This article is adapted from AQ's print issue on transparency and the 2018 elections

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It was a sunny Tuesday morning in Rio de Janeiro, and Flávio Bolsonaro, the son of Brazil’s arch-conservative presidential candidate, was patiently...

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