RIO DE JANEIRO -- “I don’t believe Brazil is made for change. Returning to my country, though I’d like to, is something that will take a long time, if it’s ever possible one day.” The date was July 22, 2013. The blighted hope, part of a letter written by Wagner dos Santos, a survivor of the
The burden of losing four consecutive elections turned Brazil’s elites inside out. They would resort to, as an efficient yet obvious mode of attack, all out lawfare, stirring their already agitated base along the way.