Bolsonaro is leading Brazil to coronavirus catastrophe

3rd April 2020 shoreditchadmin2 0

Brazil’s far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro is pushing Latin America’s largest nation to the brink of catastrophe. His inaction and outright denial of the real threat that the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic presents is risking the premature and unnecessary death of hundreds of thousands of people.

The purpose of the Emergency Coronavirus Bill is to protect the economy and the government, not public health

23rd March 2020 shoreditchadmin2 0

The Coronavirus Bill has had little public political discussion. It is being rushed through parliament today (23rd March). Its provisions reflect the scale of the impact of Covid-19: an impact which will be all the greater the longer the lessons of countries which have contained the virus are not learned (particularly China). Instead of containing the virus government’s lack of appropriate action is allowing it to spread.