Case study: Brazil
This Case Study is part of The Global State of Democracy 2023 Report.
Brazil’s democratic institutions have shown remarkable resilience and effectiveness in countering attempts to centralize executive authority and erode democracy. However, significant challenges persist, including ensuring the respect for rights, including freedom of expression, while countering misinformation. Political polarization, corruption and inequality should also be prioritized after a decade of democratic declines.
Challenges to Brazil’s democracy under the Bolsonaro administration
The resilience of countervailing institutions in Brazil
Navigating the road ahead: Challenges and opportunities
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