How Climate Became the New Culture War Frontline – POLITICO

How Climate Became the New Culture War Frontline – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Delegates landing in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh for UN climate talks this week are a global elite bent on tearing down national borders, stripping individual freedoms and condemning working people to a life of poverty. The dark view is held by a number of far-right … Read more

With Bolsonaro tamed in defeat, Brazil steps back from the brink

With Bolsonaro tamed in defeat, Brazil steps back from the brink

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – In the run-up to Brazil’s presidential electionmany feared that a narrow result would be contested and spell the death knell for Latin America’s largest democracy. So far the worst fears have been averted, despite a nail-biting victory for former left-wing president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva over far-right incumbent Jair … Read more

Tucker Carlson makes Tucker-est claim about Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil’s election

Tucker Carlson makes Tucker-est claim about Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil’s election

On “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday, the host initially reported that far-right COVID-downing, Trump-like Bolsonaro was “narrowly defeated by his far-left, convicted-criminal opponent, Lula da Silva.” But then the conservative cable’s primetime face did a predictable U-turn, claiming, “the election is still going on” and “there are questions.” Da Silva was declared the winner. There is … Read more

Bolsonaro supporters block Brazil’s roads for a second day as president refuses to accept election loss

Bolsonaro supporters block Brazil’s roads for a second day as president refuses to accept election loss

Rio de Janeiro – Truckers and other protesters blocked highways for a second day on Tuesday in support of President Jair Bolsonaro, who has not yet accepted his election loss to the leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. The country’s Federal Highway Police (PRF) reported more than 250 total or partial blockages in at least … Read more

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential election over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential election over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential race over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro – CBS News Watch CBS News Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be the next president of Brazil. He defeated incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro in a runoff election Sunday night, but Bolsonaro has yet to concede. Eric Farnsworth, vice president for the … Read more

Lula win revives EU trade hopes for Latin America – POLITICO

Lula win revives EU trade hopes for Latin America – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article “This is the result we had all hoped for.” Center-left European lawmaker MEP Kathleen Van Brempt captured the mood in Brussels on Monday as the EU breathed a diplomatic sigh of relief over leftist Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva’s victory in the second round of Brazil’s presidential election. … Read more

Biden quickly congratulates the left-wing Lula on the victory in the presidential election in Brazil

Biden quickly congratulates the left-wing Lula on the victory in the presidential election in Brazil

SAO PAULO ― President Joe Biden congratulated former leftist Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on his victory in the country’s presidential election Sunday night, also hailing the election as “free, fair and credible.” The congratulatory statement from the White House came less than an hour after Brazil’s election authorities declared da Silva, who … Read more

Brazil’s Lula defeats Bolsonaro to win the presidency again in a stunning comeback

Brazil’s Lula defeats Bolsonaro to win the presidency again in a stunning comeback

Former Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva on Sunday defeated incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in an election that marked a stunning comeback for the leftist leader and the end of the country’s most right-wing government in decades. Lula had 50.8% of the votes compared with 49.2% for Bolsonaro with 99.1% of voting machines counted, which … Read more

Brazil’s iconic yellow soccer jersey is now its version of the red MAGA hat

Brazil’s iconic yellow soccer jersey is now its version of the red MAGA hat

SAO PAULO – Brazilians head to the polls to decide their next president on Sunday, ending a heated contest that will determine the fate of its democracy, the future of the Amazon rainforest and whether right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will win another period that would allow him to accelerate his attacks on both. Many of … Read more

Brazil presidential election: Lula and Bolsonaro’s second round face-off

Brazil presidential election: Lula and Bolsonaro’s second round face-off

CNN — Brazil votes for a new president on Sunday, in the final round of a polarizing election that has been described as the most important in the country’s democratic history. The choice is between two starkly different candidates – the leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, popularly known as Lula, and the … Read more