Brazil

Argument

Putin Is Still <i>¡Muy Popular!</i>

The Russian president's tour of Latin America shows that the leftist south still has love for Russia -- and the BRICS are willing to play ball.

Michael Shifter |

Argument

Bye-Bye, Brazil

Brazil’s stunning exit from the World Cup brings its other problems back into focus.

Michael Goodman |

Argument

Brazilian Soccer Takes a Tumble

Failure in this year’s biggest club competition shows money isn’t everything.

Adam Bate |

Argument

Post-Colonialism on the Pitch

When former colonies face off against their ex-oppressors.

Musa Okwonga |

Argument

The Curse of the Plastic Players

Every country wants a Brazilian on its team, but what if he scores against Brazil?

Pedro Cifuentes |

Dispatch

Brazil Is 'Totally Screwed'

The land of sun, sex, and soccer couldn’t be more down about the World Cup.

Shannon Sims |