Articles by: Bryan Pitts
Brazil’s leftist parties have found a new kind of candidate: academics with a viral social media following.
"For my friends, everything. For my enemies, the law."
President Dilma Rousseff appears to have weathered calls for her impeachment, but the ruling Workers’ Party is in tatters, and a resurgent right is threatening the social progress of the last 12 years. Yet despite recent setbacks the left is showing signs of regeneration.
Anti-government protests in Brazil on Sunday attracted smaller crowds than their March 15 predecessors, and demonstrators were united only by their racial composition and class biases.