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.
Workers' Party (PT)
The key to defending Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva's government and ensuring progress will be the revitalisation of the popular organisations and indigenous and labour movements, argues Dave Kellaway.
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.
Socialism and Freedom Party general secretary Israel Dutra outlines the increasingly dangerous political situation leading up to the October 2 national elections and how the left is fighting back.
The Brazilian Supreme Court has annulled convictions against former president Lula da Silva, opening the way for him to run in the 2022 election, write Geisa Marques, Leandro Melito and Igor Carvalho.
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.
Shockwaves were sent around the world when fascist candidate Jair Bolsonaro won 55% in the second round in Brazil’s presidential elections on October 28, defeating Fernando Haddad of the Workers’ Party (PT).
Brian Mier, editor of Brasil Wire and Voices of the Brazilian Left: Dispatches From a Coup in Progress, spoke to Green Left Weekly’s Federico Fuentes about the victory of fascist candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential elections, and what it means for the coming period.
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