The candidate has drawn comparisons to Rodrigo Duterte, but his presidential bid would not be possible without the backing of big business.
A new report reveals the far-right presidential candidate has benefited from a multimillion-dollar misinformation campaign on WhatsApp.
A coordinated disinformation campaign has been underway for months. Progressive forces must unite to counter its corrosive influence.
Above all, both have exploited the fears of those afraid of losing their place in an increasingly diverse and inclusive society.
In a national address, Justice Rosa Weber says Jair Bolsonaro had 46.7 percent compared with 28.5 percent for former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad.
Brazilians are choosing their leaders in an election marked by intense anger at the ruling class following years of political and economic turmoil.
In a new manifesto, more than 150 signatories denounce presidential hopeful Jair Bolsonaro as a "clear threat" to the nation's democracy.
Both organizations have ties to the U.S. government, and both have aggressively pursued regime change against leftist politicians overseas.
Jair Bolsonaro has drawn comparisons to Donald Trump, sparking a #NotHim movement across the country.
Imprisoned on corruption charges, the Workers' Party leader has called on supporters to back former Education Minister Fernando Haddad.