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Rio's bloody police campaign
Rio de Janeiro's bloody war on crime continues amidst a deepening COVID-19 crisis
Rio drug raid leaves at least 25 dead, drawing international condemnation
A policeman was among those killed in the early morning raid on Jacarezinho, on Rio’s north side, where...
World Economic Forum
Why a green economy is needed to stop Amazon deforestation
This is one of a series of articles written by Young Global Leaders with action-oriented ideas to improve...
Project Syndicate
Getting to Zero Deforestation in the Amazon by 2030
The Amazon Basin is fast approaching an irreversible tipping point
Asia rises again
This map shows how economic power moved from east to west over the course of centuries — and then snapped...
Foreign Policy
‘Smart’ Cities Are Surveilled Cities
Cities around the world are getting smarter.
the economist
Jair Bolsonaro wants every Brazilian to have a gun
“I always had the American dream,” says Bernardo Mattos, sitting outside his shooting club in Rio de...
financial times
The lay of the land: how geography shapes national destiny
Last year, Ian Goldin of the University of Oxford and Robert Muggah, a Brazil-based policy analyst, also...
Brazil judge halts parts of Bolsonaro's decrees to relax gun laws
A judge on Brazil's Supreme Federal Court on Monday suspended parts of four decrees issued by President...
Project Syndicate
The Geography of Pandemic Effects
The COVID-19 pandemic is transforming virtually every aspect of our lives.
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Exposing organized crime in the Amazon: Q&A with Robert Muggah of the Igarapé Institute
Mongabay caught up with Igarapé Institute co-founder Robert Muggah this week to discuss Ecocrime, a new...
Foreign Policy
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Mapping our common future
Robert Muggah's book, Terra Incognita, received a positive review in The Lancet.
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro moves to arm base, alarming gun experts
From abroad, she’s urging lawmakers and the country’s Supreme Court to strike down the measures.
open democracy
Brazil’s catastrophic management of COVID-19 threatens the entire world
Bolsonaro’s administration is largely responsible for all of this chaos, which has killed 270,000 Brazilians.
financial times
Militias, corruption and Covid: Rio de Janeiro’s deepening crisis
Ilona Szabó de Carvalho points out that while violent crime declined in the city, it increased in the...
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COVID-19 is reconfiguring organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean are suffering from the twin epidemics of COVID-19 and organized crime...
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Brazil’s Handling of COVID-19 Is a Global Emergency
Even with deaths at all-time highs, Bolsonaro continues to undermine efforts to address the pandemic
Opinion: Brazil's President Is A Global Health Threat
Brazil is in critical condition. Latin America's largest country is experiencing record-breaking death...
The Global Risks Report 2021 16th Edition
Robert Muggah contributed to the annual Global Risks Report.
the guardian
Anger as Bolsonaro moves to make guns easier to access: 'A threat to democracy'
Jair Bolsonaro’s latest efforts to make guns more easily available to Brazilians have sparked anger and...
Americas Quarterly
The Self-Defeating Politics Behind Bolsonaro’s Pro-Gun Agenda
It’s no surprise that a president whose campaign symbol was making a gun gesture with his hands would...
World Economic Forum
4 ways to build resilience to digital risks in the COVID-19 era
The COVID-19 pandemic is generating monumental challenges for most governments, corporations and societies,...
open democracy
With an election looming, can Brazil finally confront its injustices?
It was once fashionable to describe Brazil as the country of the future.
Foreign Policy
In West Africa, Climate Change Equals Conflict
One of the many injustices of climate change is it hits the world’s poorest countries hardest
West Africa at the precipice: Visualizing climate stress and insecurity
Instituto Igarapé preparou o boletim “Avaliando as relações entre as mudanças climáticas e a segurança...
Foreign Policy
In Brazil, QAnon Has a Distinctly Bolsonaro Flavor
When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro repeatedly downplayed the threat of COVID-19, Brazilians were...
prospect magazine
Think Tank Awards Shortlist
We’re pleased to announce the shortlist for the Think Tank Awards 2020.
World Economic Forum
Why the world needs better - not less - globalization
Globalization is the most progressive force in the history of humankind.
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Does Community Policing Build Trust in Police and Reduce Crime? Evidence from Six Coordinated Field Experiments in the Global South
Is it possible for societies to reduce crime without creating or exacerbating adversarial relationships...
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