Brazilian president Jair Mesias Bolsonaro is rapidly losing footing among the powerful evangelists, one of his main electoral supporters and who voted massively for him in 2018. “Bolsonaro's message is no longer the message of Jesus”, according to pastor and gospel singer Kleber Lucas. Read full article
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President Jair Bolsonaro again threatened to cancel the 2022 elections and declared that he could act outside the constitutional limits.Aug 07th, 2021 - 01:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Hours earlier, Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes included him in a fake News investigation into the 2018 election campaign.
Without acknowledgement of Brazil’s government for what it is – effectively a US-backed military regime – no sense can be made of its recent past nor useful analysis of its coming elections. With attempts to force changes to the voting system, backed by threats that the 2022 elections will not take place at all, Brazil is entering phase three of its slow coup, and the consolidation of the military in power.
18.6% of 14,600 Brazilian government positions appointed under President Bolsonaro have been occupied by military personnel.
This figure is higher than the 1964-85 dictatorship-era peak.
T.H.Aug 11th, 2021 - 01:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
So if the PT wins the next presidential election, as seems possible, do you feel the military will execute an overt coup? And if so, do you think that would result in violent civil strife?