Brazil after Dilma
What’s especially sad about Brazil is that it really did use its boom to rescue a generation of the very poor from misery, and was starting to address the extreme corruption of its political system as well. Now most of that will be rolled back. The crooks are back in charge.
Former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff, pictured with then U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton in 2011. Photograph courtesy of Agência Brasil