Lula remains Brazil’s most popular politician, especially in the wake of this week’s bombshell news that he can again seek the presidency after Brazil’s Supreme Court annulled a conviction from the politically motivated Operation Carwash scandal. Jaisal Noor discusses the contexts and consequences of this historic ruling with Brazil-based journalist and longtime TRNN contributor Michael Fox.
Jaisal is currently the Democracy Initiative Manager at the Solutions Journalism Network and is a former TRNN host, producer, and reporter. He mainly grew up in the Baltimore area and studied modern history at the University of Maryland, College Park. Before joining TRNN, he contributed print, radio, and TV reports to Free Speech Radio News, Democracy Now! and The Indypendent. Jaisal's mother has taught in the Baltimore City Public School system for the past 25 years. Follow him on Twitter @jaisalnoor.More by Jaisal Noor