Brazil is still dominated by Jair Bolsonaro’s unhinged reactionary politics. Which makes it all the more incredible that the leftist housing organizer Guilherme Boulos recently defied all expectations by making it to a runoff in São Paulo’s upcoming mayoral election.

Felipe Forte
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511d

Social-democrat at best.

Not like it matters much.

@TeethOrCoat
210d

What do you think matters then? Is anything else exciting for the left going on in Brazil?

Not that I know of. From what I know the Brazilian left is clinging to hard to elections. It seems like its their only strategy. I think PCB is more radical and is trying to mobilize the masses, but they have limited support.

@TeethOrCoat
110d

I mean if they saw what happened in Bolivia, I can kind of understand why they might be that way.

Felipe Forte
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110d

Having a social-democrat in power makes organizing easier than under the command of right-wing fascists, at least.

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