First Celebrate, Then Fight: The Difficult But Hopeful Road Ahead for Lula’s Brazil
While Lula voters celebrate, the supporters of right-wing outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro are blocking roads across the country in an attempt to cause chaos and undermine the election. Bolsonaro remained silent on his defeat and the provocations until Tuesday when he agreed to a transition of power.
Ana Júlia Guedes, lawyer and militant of Levante Popular da Juventude, discusses Lula’s victory and the people’s movement’s continued struggle against right-wing reactionary forces.
Rania Khalek is a Middle East-based journalist for Breakthrough News. . Her journalism has appeared at The Grayzone, Jacobin, The Nation, The Intercept, FAIR, Vice, The Electronic Intifada, Al Jazeera and more. .