What direction will Brazil take under Bolsonaro?
The Masters of the Improbable
A short piece that appears in Africa is Country, from their excellent World Cup selection. Canadians think that to put their flag on a backpack earns them safe-passage globally. They have no idea. Outside of Europe and North America, to show a Brazilian passport is to not only earn smiles but to instantly invite reverie …
A Dark Hour in Brazil
A short piece by Marcelo K. Silva and myself that appears in NACLA. Jair Bolsonaro has propelled anger and vitriol against the Left, the poor, and so-called identity politics to the surface of Brazilian society. After his win, what’s next?October 29, 2018Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Marcelo K. Silva A Bolsonaro campaign ad on a highway in …
I am involved in a number of writing and research projects at the moment. (I’ve posted some of the written material under “Writings,” above.)
- The Politics of Inadequate Housing in New York City. With Sara Duvisac, Nicole Summers, Avigail Vantu and Luis Aguasvivas. (2017- present)
- Urban Planning, Sustainability, and Imagined Futures. With Hillary Angelo and Diane Graizbord
- The Democratic City: Learning from the Global South and North. Book Project.
- The Political Empowerment of the Disenfranchised: A Multi-Sited Ethnography. With Ned Crowley. With Funding from the Research Collaborative Fund. Spring 2019-