Brazil's Crisis and the New Right

Zibechi, Raul
http://upsidedownworld.org/main/brazil-archives-63/5648-brazils-crisis-and-the-new-right

Publisher:  Upside Down World
Date Written:  21/06/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19564

The impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff resulted from the conjunction of three factors: the rupture of the alliance with business owners, the rise of a new militant right, and the PT's serious mistakes after abandoning the streets. What remains is a wounded society and an extractive model that went unquestioned by the left and undermined the hegemony of the Lula current.

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