With Lula’s Win in Brazil, the Left Dominates Latin America

With Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva’s narrow victory over president Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil—the two-time former president defeated the incumbent by a 1.8 percent margin (50.49 to 49.1)—the Latin American left has completed its strategic dominance over the region’s seven largest countries. In the 2000s, much was made of Latin America’s so-called “Pink Tide,” which […]