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Brett Hennig

Brett Hennig is the author of The End of Politicians: Time for a Real Democracy, and directs and co-founded the Sortition Foundation.

Women march during the National Black Consciousness Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Black women in the vanguard

In Brazil, misogynoir – misogyny directed at black women – has been used to fire up President Jair Bolsonaro’s machismo base, and divert the population’s attention away from his failings. Leonardo Sakomoto writes.

Latest issue: April 2020

The fight for clean air

Articles by Brett Hennig

Citizens’ Assemblies are being promoted as the preferred democratic tool of a new generation of activists, Brett Hennig writes.

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