Defending Democracy Post-Insurrection in Brazil
About the Episode
Brazilian authorities swiftly detained more than 1,500 pro-Bolsonaro rioters in connection with the January 8 attack on Brazil's capital and have charged dozens in recent days. Following the insurrection, what deeper challenges lie ahead for Brazil's president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva? On Deep Dish, Sarah Esther Maslin and Ryan Berg unpack Brazil’s response and what the future holds for one of the world’s largest democracies.
A copycat insurrection in Brazil, and its troubling aftermath, Sarah Esther Maslin, The Economist, January 12, 2023
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