Lula’s successor, Dilma Roussef and her administration could not keep the economy growing and the political coalition. In the twentieth century, Brazil exhibited one of the highest levels of income inequality in Latin America and in the world. But the legacy of Lula and Roussef vanished with Michel Temer, the income and employments gains achieve under their presidency have evaporated opening a new crisis.
In the framework of the Jean Monnet Crisis Network Project, Ms Alexandra de Sá Pereira Maciel Teixeira share two articles on this thematic:
Alexandra de Sá Pereira Maciel Teixeira
Graduated in 2010 in International Relations at PUC-Rio and is currently a Master candidate in Analysis and Management of International Politics at the same university. Has worked with government and international NGO in the areas of advocacy, communication, fundraising and volunteering. In research, has experience in the areas of Paradiplomacy and International Development. Currently is a Research Assistance of JMN helping organize the network conference in Rio and analyzing the case of Brazil. Besides focusing on the current democratic crisis in the country, has an interest in examining the Brazilian protests of June 2013 and its consequences.