Articles by Jean Wyllys

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The Bolsonaro Thing
Jean Wyllys | Open Democracy - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Oct 2020

7 Oct 2020 – Historical facts do not repeat themselves, but they can rhyme, like a poem. The rise of the extreme right in Brazil in the wake of Operation Lava Jato rhymes quite nicely with the rise of the extreme right in Italy after Operation Mani Pulite, which under the “excuse” of eradicating corruption destroyed the political elite with the help of the media, paving the way for the corrupt, authoritarian, and immoral Silvio Berlusconi to become prime minister.

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