Courting Lula, China Seeks to Show It Has More to Offer than the U.S.
The Brazilian president’s trip to Beijing will be shaped by numerous agreements and investment promises.
What Lula Sees
Brazil’s president and his allies are acting like they see existential threats everywhere. They’re not wrong, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief.
Lula Should Look to the Future, Not the Past
By focusing on interest rates and reindustrialization, Brazil’s president is missing out on the real opportunities facing his government.
AQ Podcast: Lula 3 So Far
An expert on the history of Lula’s Workers’ Party assesses the president’s third term as it approaches the 100-day mark.
AQ Podcast: Lula’s Challenging Path Forward in Brazil
Following the January 8 attacks, a prominent journalist discusses the efforts to put the country back together.
The Real Risks Facing Brazil After January 8
After the failed insurrection in Brasília, authorities worry about domestic terrorism and the loyalties of Brazil’s armed forces and police, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief.
REACTION: Brazil’s Capital Invasion: What’s Next?
Attackers invaded the centers of power in Brasília, asking for an intervention.
Understanding Lula 3.0
Will more pro-business voices prevail in Brazil’s new government? AQ’s editor-in-chief looks to Lula’s long history as a guide.
Brazil’s Post-Bolsonaro “Normality Dividend”
Investments could flood back into Brazil if Lula gets the policy mix right. That’s still an “if,” writes AQ’s editor in chief.
AQ Podcast: Lula’s Plans for a Divided Brazil
A well-connected political journalist on what’s ahead for the incoming government
How the U.S. Can Use Trade to Fight Deforestation in Brazil
Without waiting for international partners to follow suit, the U.S. can deploy influential policy tools to tackle deforestation-linked trade.
REACTION: A Third Term for Brazil’s Lula
A stunning turnaround for the leader comes just days short of the third anniversary of his leaving jail—and marks the first time an incumbent loses reelection in Brazil.
What If Jair Bolsonaro Wins?
Once deemed unlikely, reelection would allow Brazil’s president to double down on his cultural agenda and bring an uncertain outlook for foreign policy and the economy.
The Rise of Congress Will Have Consequences for Brazil’s Victor
New powers for Congress mean increased checks on the executive, regardless of whether Lula or Bolsonaro wins on October 30.
AQ Podcast | Brazil’s Surprising Election: What’s Next?
The Economist’s Brazil correspondent on first-round results and what to expect from the runoff