Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

AQ Podcast: Lula’s Plans for a Divided Brazil

A well-connected political journalist on what's ahead for the incoming government
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The election in Brazil is over, but the country remains divided and there are considerable challenges ahead for President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. In this episode, Brian Winter speaks with political reporter and columnist for O Globo newspaper Malu Gaspar about how a possible institutional rupture was averted, what Lula’s priorities will be and what he will face while trying to reunite Brazil’s political class and address the country’s economic, social and environmental problems.

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Malu Gaspar is a political reporter and columnist at O Globo


Brian Winter is editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly

Supplemental reading: 

AQ Presidential Profile: Jair Bolsonaro by AQ editors

The Magic Numbers Lula Will Need to Govern by Creomar de Souza

REACTION: A Third Term for Brazil’s Lula by AQ editors

Brazil’s Evangelical Leftist by Ana Ionova

AQ Podcast: Latin America’s New Pink Tide and a Look at Brazil

Tags: AQ Podcast, Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
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