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May 9, 2022

Brazil's Far-Right President, Jair Bolsonaro, has already started to push the big lie on election validity following news that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will run again in the upcoming presidential race. John Iadarola and Francesca Fiorentini break it down on The Damage Report.
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Lula Launches Campaign to Unseat Far-Right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro - https://www.commondreams.org/news/2022/05/07/lula-launches-campaign-unseat-far-right-brazilian-president-jair-bolsonaro
"Speaking to a crowd of supporters and allies gathered in São Paulo on Saturday, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva officially launched his campaign to unseat far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, whose three-year tenure has accelerated the destruction of the Amazon rainforest and intensified the nation's myriad human rights crises.
"Everything that we did is being destroyed by this government," said Lula, a globally renowned leftist who served as Brazil's president from 2003 to 2010 and departed office with a striking 83% approval rating. Extreme poverty fell sharply during Lula's presidency, owing in large part to his implementation and expansion of safety-net programs that included cash transfers and unemployment insurance.
"There is no greater force than the hope of a people who know they can be happy.""
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