How Vaccine Denialism in the West Is Causing Measles Outbreaks in Brazil

Earlier this month, Jenny McCarthy, the anti-vaccine movement's loudest proponent, disavowed her earlier arguments. Instead, she claimed that she never told anyone not to vaccinate their...

The Contradiction of Brazil’s ‘Favelas’

In Brazil, slum tours are common in shanty towns known in the country as favelas. Brazil’s government has encouraged the tours as a way of earning money for...

How Big Ag Companies Are Squeezing Brazil’s Family Farmers

Celia is an important farmer in Cumaru, a small town in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. An advocate of the agroforestry style of farming--a pesticide-free farming system that...

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