Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Brazil Is Engulfed by Ruling Class Corruption — and a Dangerous Subversion of Democracy

Dilma Rousseff's government has faced serious scrutiny in the media, as corruption scandals are raised at all levels of her administration. Last weekend, mass protests broke out throughout the country as "the people" once again demanded her impeachment. But who really is behind Brazil's opposition? The continuing class disparities and social inequalities threaten to subvert the country's democracy. 

March 22, 2016