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Brazil’s elections: The Economist interviews Lula

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, commonly known as Lula, is the former leftist president of Brazil and the man taking on Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing incumbent, in the country’s upcoming presidential election. In an exclusive interview with The Economist, Lula discusses his campaign and his plans for Brazil.

00:00 - The man taking on Bolsonaro
00:55 - Violence during the election
02:50 - Lula’s plans to pacify Bolsonaristas
03:46 - Lula on corruption in the PT
05:08 - Changes in economic policy

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