Boaventura de Sousa Santos

Brazil's Presidential Election is Part of a 'Global Reactionary Cycle'

Brazil’s Presidential Election is Part of a ‘Global Reactionary Cycle’

October 10, 2018

With the near first-round election of Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil last Sunday, the country is on the precipice of a neoliberal neofascism, which fits into a very dangerous larger global cycle towards the right, says Prof. Boaventura de Sousa Santos

Brazil: An Honest Politician Will Be Removed By the Most Corrupt says Legal Scholar

May 10, 2016

Prof. Boaventura de Sousa Santos says if the process moves to President Dilma’s impeachment, Brazil’s Supreme Court is able to intervene on procedural grounds but not on the merits of the case