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Is impeachment back on the menu?

Good morning! After anti-democratic protests, the left hops on the right-wing impeachment train. Truckers try to halt goods transportation. And the water crisis is only getting worse.

An impeachment inflection

Demonstrator during the MBL's January 2021 impeachment protest. Photo: Ettore Chiereguini/Agif/Folhapress)
Demonstrator during the MBL’s January 2021 pro-impeachment protest. Photo: Ettore Chiereguini/Agif/Folhapress

Under normal circumstances, politics is already notable for creating strange bedfellows. Throw in an institutional crisis, and the alliances which can occur are even stranger. Yesterday, left-wing parties and unions decided to join the September 12 protests called by libertarian right-wing group MBL (the Free Brazil Movement).

  • Congressman Kim Kataguiri, the MBL’s most prominent leader, said he wants to share the stage with people from across the political spectrum,...

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