Have sympathy for the political chaos in Brazil. It might happen soon in America.


Fabius Maximus website

Summary: Street protests and loss of support in parliament have brought down Brazil’s government through quasi-legal impeachment, without the bother of elections. Could this happen in America? The preconditions — the tinder — already exist here, awaiting only a spark. This analysis by Prof Perry Anderson of shows how quickly a seemingly strong and powerful political regime can unravel; the similarities to America are obvious. The results will be ugly for Brazil; as they will they be for us should US elites follow Brazil’s example.

It’s looks stable! What could go wrong?

"Hanging Boulder" by Lilly Herrick ReynoldsHanging Boulder” by Lilly Herrick Reynolds.

Excerpt from “Crisis in Brazil” by Perry Anderson

London Review of Books, 21 April 2016

Half-hidden, the roots of this debacle lay in the soil of the Workers’ Party’s {PT} model of growth itself. From the outset, its success relied on two kinds of nutrient: a super-cycle…

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