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Lula’s plan to get the evangelical vote

Good morning!  This week, how the Workers’ Party tries to lure Evangelical voters to the left. Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to India. Brazil’s lost decade. (This newsletter is for premium and standard subscribers only. Become one now!)

The Workers’ Party bidding for Evangelical voters

In his effort to bring his Workers’ Party back to power, former President Lula has ordered the party’s state chapters to create “Evangelical cores,” and even plans the launch of a sort of Evangelical summit.

Why it matters. Evangelicals are the fastest-growing religious group in Brazil, accounting for 30 percent of the population, according to some...

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