29 episodes

Please support us at Patreon.com/BrazilUnfiltered.

Brazil is going through turbulent times. There’s never been a more important moment to understand Brazil’s politics, society, and culture. To go beyond the headlines, and to ask questions that aren’t easy to answer. 'Brazil Unfiltered,' does just that. This weekly podcast is hosted by James N. Green, Professor of Brazilian History and Culture at Brown University and the National Co-Coordinator of the U.S. Network for Democracy in Brazil.

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Please support us at Patreon.com/BrazilUnfiltered.

Brazil is going through turbulent times. There’s never been a more important moment to understand Brazil’s politics, society, and culture. To go beyond the headlines, and to ask questions that aren’t easy to answer. 'Brazil Unfiltered,' does just that. This weekly podcast is hosted by James N. Green, Professor of Brazilian History and Culture at Brown University and the National Co-Coordinator of the U.S. Network for Democracy in Brazil.

    Happy New Year and Thank You for Your Support!

    Happy New Year and Thank You for Your Support!

    In this special message, Professor James N. Green expresses his gratitude to all of the people who have watched or listened to Brazil Unfiltered this year. With the Brazilian presidential election just around in the corner in 2022, and the seemingly inevitable showdown between Bolsonaro and Lula, we can only imagine what unforeseen circumstances will arise. But, whatever happens, you can rest assured that Brazil Unfiltered will be here to help make sense of it all. See you soon.

    If you are able to, please support us at https://www.patreon.com/brazilunfiltered and help us to continue to produce regular in-depth analysis of the social, cultural, and political situation in Brazil.

    Music licensed under: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

    Brazil Unfiltered is produced by Camarada Productions

    • 2 min
    Structural Discrimination and Law in Brazil: Racism and LGBT-Phobia under Bolsonaro with Thiago Amparo

    Structural Discrimination and Law in Brazil: Racism and LGBT-Phobia under Bolsonaro with Thiago Amparo

    In this episode of Brazil Unfiltered, James Naylor Green speaks with Thiago Amparo. Thiago is a lawyer, scholar, human rights activist, and professor at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He has a weekly column in the Folha de São Paulo and hosts the podcast: “Quem ler tanto noticia,” which, since its launch earlier this year, is one of Brazil’s most listened to news podcasts. Thiago is currently living in New York City where he post-doctoral fellow at the NYU law school.

    Please support us at https://www.patreon.com/brazilunfiltered and help us to continue to produce regular in-depth analysis of the social, cultural, and political situation in Brazil.

    Music licensed under: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

    Brazil Unfiltered is produced by Camarada Productions

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Whatsapp President: How Bolsonaro Used Misinformation to Get Elected with Patrícia Campos Mello

    The Whatsapp President: How Bolsonaro Used Misinformation to Get Elected with Patrícia Campos Mello

    In this episode of Brazil Unfiltered, James N. Green speaks with Patrícia Campos Mello. Patricia is a renowned journalist currently working at the Folha de São Paulo. She has had a long and rich career that has taken her all over the world. In 2018, Patrícia published a series of articles detailing a possible illegal social media strategy that Bolsonaro was using to influence the presidential election. In the interview, Patrícia discusses what she uncovered in her investigation and much more.

    If you are able to, please support us at https://www.patreon.com/brazilunfiltered and help us to continue to produce regular in-depth analysis of the social, cultural, and political situation in Brazil.

    Music licensed under: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

    Brazil Unfiltered is produced by Camarada Productions

    • 47 min
    Lula's Interpreter and the Fight to Expose a Brazilian Death Camp with Sérgio Ferreira

    Lula's Interpreter and the Fight to Expose a Brazilian Death Camp with Sérgio Ferreira

    In this episode of Brazil Unfiltered, James Naylor Green speaks with Sérgio Ferreira, Lula's longtime interpreter. In the interview, Sérgio reflects on the decades he spent by Lula's side, as well as his own personal struggle to expose many of the atrocities committed by the Brazilian Military dictatorship, which include the disappearance of his cousin. Since the 1970s, Sérgio has played an important role in supporting human rights in Brazil. He is was central figure in the fight for the political amnesty of leftwing revolutionaries and pushed for the establishment of a Truth Commission.

    If you are able to, please support us at https://www.patreon.com/brazilunfiltered and help us to continue to produce regular in-depth analysis of the social, cultural, and political situation in Brazil.

    Music licensed under: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

    Brazil Unfiltered is produced by Camarada Productions

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Lula and the American Labor Lawyer: A Friendship without Borders with Stanley Gacek

    Lula and the American Labor Lawyer: A Friendship without Borders with Stanley Gacek

    In this episode of Brazil Unfiltered, James N. Green spoke with Stanley Gacek, the Senior Advisor for Global Strategies at the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW). Stanley is a leading member of the U.S. Network fo Democracy in Brazil and has been on the forefront of many of the international labor issues involving the United States and Brazil for several decades. Over his years of international solidarity work, Stanley developed a close relationship with former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. When Lula was unjustly imprisoned, for over 500 days between 2017 and 2019, Stanley visited him in prison. Stanley was also a central figure in bringing attention to this blatant act of political persecution.

    If you are able to, please support us at https://www.patreon.com/brazilunfiltered and help us to continue to produce regular in-depth analysis of the social, cultural, and political situation in Brazil.

    Music licensed under: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

    Brazil Unfiltered is produced by Camarada Productions

    • 44 min
    How Brazil Changed My Life - My Story

    How Brazil Changed My Life - My Story

    In this special episode of Brazil Unfiltered, James N. Green tells the story of how Brazil changed his life, from his arrival in the country in 1976, to his time as a student activist and founder of one of the first politicized LGBT movements in South America, and, later ,as a professor of history, a friend of former president Dilma Rousseff, and the National Co-Coordinator of the U.S. Network for Democracy in Brazil.

    If you are able to, please support us at https://www.patreon.com/brazilunfiltered and help us to continue to produce regular in-depth analysis of the social, cultural, and political situation in Brazil.

    Music licensed under: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

    Brazil Unfiltered is produced by Camarada Productions

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

gh53796 ,

Great podcast

Excellent podcast. Important information about relevant issues in Brasil.

AKawano ,

Great start

Good international perspective linking the events in Brazil to the government politics and grassroots political movements in the U.S.

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