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Reforms without debate

Good morning! Today: the House tries to pass reforms without debate. A highly anticipated testimony in the Covid hearings. Bolsonaro’s new media strategy. And the Senate’s decision to allow Brazil to break vaccine patents.

Lira’s reform steamroller

House Speaker Arthur Lira
House Speaker Arthur Lira. Photo: Pedro Ladeira/Folhapress

Two days, two reforms. House Speaker Arthur Lira is using his massive agenda-setting powers (which increased in May with rule changes that limit obstructionist tactics by...

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