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As Brazil Tilts Rightward, Lula's Leftist Legacy of Lifting the Poor is at Risk

By Terry L. McCoy, University of Florida The Brazilian senate's impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in August ended about 13 years of center-left government by the Workers Party (PT). Then in September, a federal judge dealt the party and its legacy an equally devastating blow when he indicted her predecessor and party icon, Luis Inacio "Lula" da Silva, on corruption charges.
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