To understand Jair Bolsonaro’s rise, we need to look at centrists’ reckless efforts to exploit institutional meltdown.
Rodrigo Nunes is a lecturer in modern and contemporary philosophy at PUC-Rio. He is the author of Organisation of the Organisationless. Collective Act... ion After Networks. His new book, Beyond the Horizontal. Rethinking the Question of Organisation, is forthcoming with Verso (2019).
Why Lula’s conviction, like previous attempts to control the political crisis in Brazil, is unlikely to work.