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Latest News from Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

October 5–12, 2018
Volume IX Issue 30
Favela CLTs, Land Rights Developments and Debates
 SERIES: Favela Community Land Trusts
By Priscilla Mayrink and Tarcyla Fidalgo, RioOnWatch architecture and law collaborators
PART 1 Understanding the Idea and Possibilities for Favelas
PART 2 The Basics of Applying the CLT Model in Favelas
PART 3 Creating a Legal Person to Form a Favela CLT
PART 4 Land Acquisition by the Favela CLT
HERNANDO DE SOTO X RAQUEL ROLNIK A Bridge Too Far? Land Titling For What? Debates on Favelas in Rio Speak Very Different Languages - Ezra Spira-Cohen, RioOnWatch land regularization collaborator
CONFRONTING LAND AGENCIES Four Core Criticisms at the Public Hearing ‘Settlements Occupying Federal Land’ - Tyler Strobl, RioOnWatch evictions reporter
LASTING RESISTANCE Evictions Museum Launches Tour Evoking Memories of Olympic Evictions at 12th ‘Museum Spring’ - Taísa Sanches, RioOnWatch special contributor
RioOnWatch Top Election Reads
ANALYSIS A Brazil that Elects Black and Favela Candidates Also Votes for Those Who Despise Them [REFERENCE] - Luisa Fenizola, CatComm public policy analyst
UNDERSTANDING BRAZIL Five Ways Electoral Design Shapes Democracy: Understanding the Brazilian System [REFERENCE] - Marc Cho, public policy researcher
Elections Reporting by Favela Community Journalists
RESISTING FASCISM Favelas Mark Their Presence at the #NotHim Protest - Rithyele Dantas, Jornalistas Pretas for RioOnWatch
AT THE BALLOTS How Will Residents of the Rocinha Favela Vote Today? - Amanda Pinheiro, for RioOnWatch
BARRIERS TO POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT Brazil’s 2018 Elections: Voices of Youth from Pantanal in the Baixada Fluminense - Fabio Leon, Fórum Grita Baixada for RioOnWatch
Elections Coverage from Around the Globe
PARTIAL WIN Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory - Tom Phillips and Dom Phillips, The Guardian

DANGER Brazil’s Bolsonaro-Led Far Right Wins a Victory Far More Sweeping and Dangerous Than Anyone Predicted. Its Lessons Are Global. - Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept

DISCUSSION Brazil Lurches to the Far Right - The Brian Lehrer Show, NPR

BEFORE 2ND ROUND What Brazil’s Workers’ Party Needs to Do if It Hopes to Defeat Jair Bolsonaro’s Far-Right Coalition - Andrew Fishman, The Intercept
HATE SWEEPS BRAZIL 'Flowering of hate': bitter election brings wave of political violence to Brazil - Tom Phillips and Dom Phillips, The Guardian

BLOODSHED EXPECTED What to Expect from Jair Bolsonaro - Brian Winters, Americas Quarterly

SCARE TACTIC The new Venezuela? Brazil populist Bolsonaro's scare tactic gains traction - Tom Phillips and Dom Phillips, The Guardian

TIPS How to prepare, protect? Hard-line is here - Julia Michaels, RioReal Blog

AUDIO Brazil To Go To The Polls Amid A Surge Of The Far Right - NPR
TÁBATA AMARAL Favela Prodigy And Harvard Graduate Is Elected To The Brazilian House At 24 - Raquel Landim, Folha de S. Paulo

REPRESENTATION The Seeds of Marielle: These Courageous Afro-Brazilian Women Are Running for State Office Despite the Odds - Kiratiana Freelon, OkayAfrica
STATE GOVERNMENT First round election 2018: Rio de Janeiro - Julia Michaels, RioReal Blog
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