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The New Face of Military Authoritarianism in Brazil

Brazil’s historical experience with a military coup makes it a unique case, as its transition to democracy did not address its wounds. Jair Bolsonaro represents a risk of returning to that dark past, to the time of police state, surveillance and control, freedom restriction, and intellectual censorship. The young and fragile democracy of the world’s fifth-largest county walks on a tightrope.