Lula’s robust reassertion of democracy, social progress and the rule of law in Brazil

6 days ago Countercurrents

On 8th January 2023, a week after Lula’s presidential inauguration, the world was shocked by a Trump-style mob attack on key state institutions in Brasilia, the country’s capital city. It was a Bolsonarista insurrection aimed at not recognising Lula’s victory and keeping Jair Bolsonaro in power. Flavio Dino, Lula’s minister of justice, reported that Bolsonaristas had perpetrated similar acts of vandalism in at least ten states. To hand over the presidential sash on Lula would have been tantamount to accepting the people’s electoral will. Under Lula’s progressive government, the significance of Brazilian democracy to rest of Latin America cannot be stressed enough.
Continue reading...

Read On "Countercurrents"
More News On "Countercurrents"
BREAKING NEWS
35 minutes ago - Your Honor Season 2 Episode 3 Release Date, Time & amp; Stream Guide 35 minutes ago - CSotD: Complaint Dept. – The Daily Cartoonist 42 minutes ago - Freddie Burns breaks down in tears on live radio show in deeply moving moment 56 minutes ago - FA Cup live! Fourth round scores, updates, videos, how to watch 57 minutes ago - Who is Lacey Amour? Bio, Career, Net Worth, Boyfriend, and More Info! 59 minutes ago - Oscars ‘review’ of Andrea Riseborough’s To Leslie nomination condemned by Christina Ricci 1 hour ago - Sir Alex Ferguson's fury at Manchester United players and ref after stunning FA Cup defeat 1 hour ago - Brighton v Liverpool predictions: Reds out for redemption at the Amex 1 hour ago - Aryna Sabalenka Edges Elena Rybakina in Dramatic Australian Open Final 1 hour ago - 10 stars who infamously tried to force transfer as Moises Caicedo eyes Brighton exit 1 hour ago - I went to the old fashioned London café people queue down the street for where almost everything on the menu is under £10 1 hour ago - "Amazing showcase for women’s tennis" - Tennis world, including Paula Badosa & Victoria Azarenka, hails Aryna Sabalenka's glorious Australian Open win 1 hour ago - Time, TV channel for Leeds United vs Accrington Stanley in FA Cup play today 1 hour ago - Aryna Sabalenka goes from underarm serving and 428 double faults in 2022 to mentality monster in 2023 1 hour ago - Sabalenka subdues Rybakina for breakthrough Grand Slam win at Australian Open 1 hour ago - Hexham stabbing: Girl, 15, dies and boy, 16, injured after town centre knifing 1 hour ago - Shift Happened While Playing in IPL: Washington Sundar on Finisher's Role 1 hour ago - Tributes continue to flood in for Barry Martin after Jenners blaze 1 hour ago - Animal charity among more than 450 Leicestershire groups to miss out as Amazon Smile closes 2 hours ago - Djokovic vs Tsitsipas, Australian Open 2023 men’s final: Preview, head-to-head, IST timings, streaming info 2 hours ago - Football Tips: Brighton to beat Liverpool again in this 25/1 Bet Builder 2 hours ago - Tottenham vs Preston North End live stream, FA Cup odds: What time, TV channel is it on? 2 hours ago - Cody Gakpo sent 'mentality' message by Liverpool legend as truth over early struggles emerges 2 hours ago - Watford boss Slaven Bilic issues prediction on Middlesbrough 2 hours ago - Top US Treasury official to warn UAE, Turkey over sanctions evasion 2 hours ago - Will Djokovic's father be banned from Australian Open 2023 final after Russian flag row? Craig Tiley responds 2 hours ago - China and Azerbaijan’s middle corridor: a fair assessment 2 hours ago - James Maddison to Newcastle transfer: Injury return, new theory and 'concrete' bid 2 hours ago - Robin Sainty: Complete control - the Wagner blueprint for Norwich City 2 hours ago - Walsall defender details life-threatening training injury that almost led to amputation 2 hours ago - Fans Slam Odegaard for Overreacting to Lokonga Not Covering His Own Mistake in Arsenal Loss 2 hours ago - How Many CBD Gummies Should I Eat Cbd Candies In Shape Of Weed Leaf {"@context":"http://schema.org","@type":"BreadcrumbList","itemListElement": [{"@type":"ListItem","position": 1,"item":{"@id":"/","na 2 hours ago - 2023 Global Virtual Gaming Market Research Report: Assessment of Key Players, Wealth Creation, and Strategic Initiatives for Increasing the Performance of the Industry Size, Share, Growth & Scope thro 2 hours ago - Five Russian men fleeing military conscription have been living at a South Korean airport for months 2 hours ago - Aryna Sabalenka wins Australian Open title after fighting back in style to beat Elena Rybakina in thriller 2 hours ago - Mikel Arteta tipped to make shock late Arsenal raid for French striker billed as ‘next Mbappe’ – but Man Utd, Liverpool, Tottenham also keen 2 hours ago - Wrexham vs. Sheffield United prediction, odds, start time: 2023 FA Cup picks, best bets for Jan. 29, 2023 2 hours ago - Controversial Star Nick Kyrgios Targets Serena Williams’ Ex-coach Patrick Mouratoglou With a Teasing Holger Rune Wish 2 hours ago - Walsall vs. Leicester City – preview, prediction, team news, and lineups 2 hours ago - Dr. Zorba Paster: Amid the good news, prostate cancer still a concern 3 hours ago - Chinese Olympic Committee backs IOC's initiative to green-light individual Russian, Belarusian athletes 3 hours ago - Auckland floods a future sign – city needs stormwater systems fit for climate change 3 hours ago - Australian Open: Sabalenka enjoys first major success after battling past Rybakina 3 hours ago - First Republic Investment Management Inc. Sells 847 Shares of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 3 hours ago - France’s gift to Ukraine is actually a gift for Russia 3 hours ago - Australian Open 2023 Women's Final LIVE: Aryna Sabalenka wins title by beating Elena Rybakina 3 hours ago - Manchester United vs Reading live stream, FA Cup odds: What time, TV channel is it on? 3 hours ago - Leadership: Bewildering Belarus 3 hours ago - Saturday, Jan. 28: Jaime King Stars in Lifetime’s ‘Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini’ 3 hours ago - Audi presents 'Activesphere' concept 3 hours ago - Adin Ross Reacts to Criticism as Boxing Workout Video Where He Looks Like a “Cat” Goes Viral 3 hours ago - Wantaway Moises Caicedo ‘given time off’ by Brighton 3 hours ago - Leeds Bradford Airport's advice to anyone who booked with collapsed airline 3 hours ago - IN DEPTH: State Education Commissioner Manny Diaz Talks AP Course Rejection and More 3 hours ago - Tsitsipas – Melbourne Finalist Who Was ‘a Few Breaths From Dying’ 3 hours ago - Fulham vs Sunderland live stream, FA Cup odds: What time, TV channel is it on? 3 hours ago - Transfer news LIVE! Arsenal plot fresh Caicedo offer; Chelsea seal Gusto deal; Porro to Tottenham 3 hours ago - Flybe Ceases Operations, Cancels All Flights 3 hours ago - Triple J listeners divided over Hottest 100 winner Flume topping the 2023 chart 3 hours ago - “Moment of truth has finally arrived” Jake Paul vows to change Tommy Fury’s name and retire him boxing after bout official announcement
free geoip