On the Frontlines of Democracy: Brazil

Online March 15, 2023 10:55 am - 11:20 am

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Gabriel Marmentini

On January 8, 2023, supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsanaro stormed government buildings to protest the results of the election. How is the growing threat posed by the global populist right impacting Latin America’s largest democracy? Can Brazil’s new president, Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva, restore trust in the government?  What important role do activists play in sustaining Brazil’s democracy?

Join Gabriel Marmentini, executive director of Politize! Brazil to learn more about their work.