Video: Elections in Brazil - Bolsonaro, far-right coup threats and left resistance

October 2, 2022

This is a recording of a public forum held in Sydney Australia on September 6.

Guest speaker: Luana Alves, Sao Paulo socialist city councillor, activist with the Socialist Left Movement (MES) tendency within the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) — Brazil’s largest radical anti-capitalist party. Plus Andre Kolesnik Mozor, Fruits from Brazil (Sydney based). Andre co-founded Fruits from Brazil - a not-for-profit association which support the LGBTQI+ Brazilian community in Australia. Fruits of Brazil won the 2022 'Spirit of 78' award in Mardi Gras for their 'Bolsonaro OUT' float. Andre Mozor has written about Brazilian politics for Green Left.

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets across Brazil in defence of democracy, amid fears that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro may attempt a coup if he fails to be re-elected in October.

Find out more about the situation and the fight back on the streets at this forum hosted by Green Left and Socialist Alliance.