Author: Jörg Nowak

Jörg Nowak is a political scientist at the University of Nottingham (UK) and co-editor of the magazine Rupture. His latest publications are “The Spectre of Social Democracy” in the Global Labour Journal, issue 3/2018, and Mass Strikes and Social Movements in Brazil and India (Palgrave, 2019).

  • Bolsonaro: the First 100 days

    Near the end of the first 100 days of the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro – the first radical-right Brazilian president since the moderated transition from military dictatorship in 1985 to a democratic regime – the first meaningful protests, apart from some popular mocking and chants directed against him during Carnaval in February, took place since … Keep reading »

  • Brazil: Fascism on the Verge of Power?

    Why did Brazilian voters turn to the radical right after 13 years of governments led by the PT plus two years of an interim neoliberal government that came to power via a parliamentary coup? Keep reading »