Lula leads the first round of the Brazilian Presidential election – but fears grow of Bolsonaro power-grab

"After the first round of the Brazilian election, Lula da Silva leads with 48.5% of the vote equating to over 57 million votes. This is the second best PT first round performance in history and gives Lula a strong lead going into the second round on October 30th."

Could the growing resistance to the far-right in Brazil signal Lula’s return? – Bia Ratton, PT Londres

"Bolsonaro is trying to destroy everything that was built since 1985 with the fall of the dictatorship." By Bia Ratton, PT Londres and Bermondsey and Old Southwark CLP. Since being elected in 2018, Bolsonaro’s far-right government has been the worst Brazil has experienced since becoming a democracy. He’s alienated huge swathes of the people who…