Far-right election deniers cut short the celebration of Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s remarkable political comeback with violent attacks
Source: For Lula, Fighting Against Fascism and For Economic Justice is Nothing New – CounterPunch.org
“Our message to Brazil is one of hope and reconstruction,” declared newly sworn-in president as hundreds of thousands took to the streets to welcome the leftist leader back.
Source: ‘Long Live Democracy!’ Brazil Celebrates Lula’s Return as Right-wing Reign of Bolsonaro Ends
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The president-elect of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, addressed the COP27 climate summit in …
Source: At COP27, Lula puts Brazil at Forefront of Climate Battle, vows to stop Destruction of Amazon Rainforest
The Workers’ Party candidate, who completed a remarkable political comeback less than three years removed from a prison cell, tweeted one word following his win: “Democracy.”
Source: ‘A Brazil of Hope’ as Leftist Lula Defeats Far-Right Bolsonaro in Presidential Runoff
The adherence of evangelical churches to Bolsonaro’s candidacy, created a powerful network of support and dissemination of his ideas throughout Brazil, from the suburbs of large metropolises such as Rio and São Paulo to the smallest towns, especially in the interior of the country, in the most remote corners where these churches operate.
Source: What’s at Stake in Brazil’s Elections – CounterPunch.org
The October 30 vote between Jair Bolsonaro and Lula will shape the fate of the carbon-sequestering Amazon rainforest.
Source: Brazil’s Runoff Election Will Have Enormous Effects on the Global Climate Crisis