By reading this koob, you will discover what documentarian Petra Costa sees as the rise and fall of democracy in Brazil.
You will also learn about:
The rise and fall of the left-wing Workers' Party.
Operation Car Wash, i.e. a massive anti-corruption investigation.
The impeachment process that removed Brazilian President Rousseff from office.
The trial and imprisonment of former President Lula.
The impure motivations of those scheming to take down PT leaders.
Costa examines how a country forged from slavery, privilege, and military rule can hope to protect its fledgling democratic system in the face of massive corruption and oligarchy.