Israel Dutra, of the Brazilian Socialist Left Movement within the Socialism and Liberty Party, speaks to Federico Fuentes about Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s peace proposal for the war in Ukraine.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
PSOL has condemned the invasion by former far-right president Jair Bolsonaro supporters of the country’s National Congress, arguing it “represents an attempted coup”, reports Federico Fuentes.
Pablo Stefanoni, editor of the progressive Latin American magazine Nueva Sociedad discusses the situation in South America after the left’s victory in Brazil.
Thousands took to the streets to celebrate as Workers’ Party candidate Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva defeated Jair Bolsonaro in one the most crucial elections in Brazil’s history, reports People's Dispatch.
The stronger-than-expected showing for far-right president Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil's first round election has caused much consternation among the Latin American left. Venezuelan socialist Stalin Perez Borges discusses the situation.
It is vital that the social forces in Brazil combine to secure a victory for Luiz Inacio "Lula" Da Silva in the second round of elections on October 30, and to face the challenges ahead, writes Michael Lowy.
Leftist former President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva fell just short of clearing the 50% threshold to win the Brazilian election outright, setting up an October 30 runoff against far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, reports Jake Johnson.
Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has used the bicentennial of Brazil’s Independence to ratchet up the heat in the country’s presidential election campaign, writes Federico Fuentes.
São Paulo socialist councillor Luana Alves talks about the coming elections in Brazil.
Green Left speaks to Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) leader Roberto Robaina about Jair Bolsonaro’s extreme right project, the upcoming elections and how Brazil might fit into the new wave of left governments in the region.
Like Donald Trump, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has normalised white supremacists, peddled fake news, downplayed the coronavirus pandemic and used conspiracy theories to attack science, writes Michael Fox.
Already immersed in an overlapping health and economic crisis, Brazil is now also being engulfed by a political crisis. Sao Paulo University professor André Singer outlines some of the key dynamics underpinning the current situation in Brazil.
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