Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida on Dilma Rousseff at UC Berkeley


Dilma Rousseff is an honorable woman. The alleged motives for removing her from office in 2016 are at the least controversial and fragile. She has been impeached not due to a fiscal misdemeanor but for political reasons after losing popular support and majority in Congress. Nevertheless, her lecture at UC Berkeley last Monday does not help us to understand the challenges for democratic progressive politics in Brazil. 

Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida
Publication date: 
April 24, 2018
Publication type: 
Blog Entry