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Podcast Oct 29, 2018

Live podcast: Brazil elects Jair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro will, on January 1st, 2019, become Brazil’s 38th president. What does his victory mean? And how will a Bolsonaro presidency be like? That’s what Gustavo Ribeiro, Euan Marshall, and Alana Rizzo (Albright Stonebridge Group) debate.

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Gustavo Ribeiro has extensive experience covering Brazilian politics. His work has been featured across Brazilian and French media outlets, including Veja, Época, Folha de São Paulo, Médiapart and Radio France Internationale. He is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Abril Prize for outstanding political journalism. He holds a master’s degree in Political Science and Latin American studies from Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris.

Alana Rizzo is an award-winning political journalist, who is now an analyst for the Albright Stonebridge Group. She has served as a director of the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (ABRAJI) for eight years, where she coordinated projects about freedom of expression, gender equality and access to public information.

Euan Marshall is a journalist and translator who has lived in São Paulo, Brazil since 2011. Specializing in Brazilian soccer, politics and the connection between the two, his work has been published in The Independent, The Guardian, and Jacobin Magazine, among others. In 2014, he authored a comprehensive history of Brazilian soccer entitled “A to Zico: An Alphabet of Brazilian Football.”

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