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AQ Podcast: Lula 3 One Year On

An overview of Lula's first year back in office and a look at what 2024 could bring
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When Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva took office in January 2023, the challenges ahead of him loomed large. A year on, the economy has grown more than expected, at 3%, and his administration has passed a historic tax reform. Nevertheless, the executive’s relationship with Brazil’s conservative, transactional congress remains a reason for concern. In this episode, one of Brazil’s best-sourced political journalists discusses the ups and downs of Lula’s first year, the strength of Brazil’s conservative movement and  former President Jair Bolsonaro, and the main challenges expected for 2024.

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On this episode:

Natuza Nery is a political commentator for GloboNews.

Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.

If you’d like to know more: 

AQ Podcast | Brazil: The Big Picture

Erika Hilton’s Battle Against Brazil’s Conservative Congress by Angela Boldrini

AQ Podcast: Lula 3 So Far

AQ Podcast: Lula’s Challenging Path Forward in Brazil

Brazil Feels Almost Normal Again by Brian Winter

Brazil’s Economic Uptick Is Boosting Lula’s Foreign Policy by Oliver Stuenkel

Tags: AQ Podcast, Brazil, Brazilian Economy, Brazilian elections, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
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