‘Brazil First’ simply won’t work

Kai Enno Lehmann warns that a lack of leadership and foreign pressures are limiting policy options

The World Today
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Four months into his term, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro is already facing enormous problems. Coming to power on a wave of anti-establishment sentiment in a country reeling from a deep economic crisis and a huge corruption scandal involving some of the country’s best-known companies and politicians, Bolsonaro promised a ‘new politics’, both domestically and internationally.

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