In which we update the latest from Brazil, post-election. What will Bolsonaro’s government look like? We plot best & worst case scenarios and discuss how bad this really is (really, really bad). And is “fascism” the correct term to use?
Bolsonaro Rising (Alex) https://thebaffler.com/latest/bolsonaro-rising-hochuli
Bolsonaro: more dangerous than Trump (Alex) https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/brazil-presidential-election-who-jair-bolsonaro-popular-candidate-more-dangerous-ncna925011
What Bolsonaro’s election victory means (Ben) https://mg.co.za/article/2018-10-28-what-bolsonaros-election-victory-could-mean
Fascism has arrived in Brazil (Ben) https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/jair-bolsonaro-brazil-election-results-president-fascism-far-right-fernando-haddad-a8606391.html
Privilege vs Democracy in Brazil (Alfredo Saad-Filho) https://jacobinmag.com/2018/10/brazil-election-bolsonaro-haddad-lula-pt-democracy