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Jair Bolsonaro’s populism is leading Brazil to disaster

Jair Bolsonaro’s populism is leading Brazil to disaster

OpinionIf life were a morality tale, the COVID-19 antics would turn Brazilians against the populist president. But it's not that simple.Gideon RachmanColumnistOn a visit to Brazil last year, I had a chat with a prominent financier about the parallels between Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro.“They are very similar,” she said, before adding: “But Bolsonaro is…

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