‘This Is a Coup’: Brazil’s Workers Party Faces Its Greatest Test

Brazil, the world’s fifth-largest country in terms of population and Latin America’s most expansive state, is in political turmoil. Accusations of corruption from opposition parties and the glare of a right-wing media empire could hand the reins of government to conservative forces. Mass street protests drawing tens of thousands of mostly white, upper-middle-class families with slick props and coordinated, simplistic messaging offer a convincing backdrop of popular political will for change. Continue reading