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📺 Lula and Bolsonaro stumble in debate

Good morning! This week, we break down the first presidential debate of the Brazilian 2022 presidential election, which opposed Lula and Jair Bolsonaro for the first time. And how police officers feel about democracy. 

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A lackluster debate to kick off 2022

Lula and Bolsonaro stumble in debate
Sunday’s debate was the most-watched show of the evening, but didn’t draw massive ratings. Photo: Joédson Alves/EFE/Folhapress

Those who tuned into the first presidential debate of the Brazilian 2022 elections hoping for a piece of deeper knowledge about concrete proposals from candidates were left wanting. Detailed proposals...

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