Midterms, Brazil, and the Far Right

In this episode of the Brainstorm Rectable, Cory, Sarah, Rene, and Dave talk about some of the stuff from a few days after the midterm elections in the US, Brazil’s new fascist leader, and Cory does a rant about the danger of the far right.

Here are some links

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/06/us/elections/results-house-elections.html

Brazil links

https://www.facebook.com/tanyasau/posts/10110737942059853

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2018/10/christian-fascism-comes-to-brazil-new-president-bolsonaro-promises-christian-theocracy

https://www.facebook.com/ShujiAli/videos/10156841268947210/

https://youtu.be/Diap_PMN-p0

I also highly recommend this episode of Revolutionary Left Radio discussing Brazil

https://revolutionaryleftradio.libsyn.com/battleground-brazil-jair-bolsonaro-the-military-dictatorship-fascism

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Cory Johnston is a dad, boyfriend, and oilfield worker who has a passion for learning and working towards a better world. While he has very little in the way of formal education, he spent much of his life reading everything he could get his hands on as well as listening to lectures, podcasts, and audiobooks. An avid comic book nerd, Cory has always thought that the world required work in order to be truly just and as a result tries to affect change that will make that happen in a number of ways. Podcasting is a hobby that has helped that endeavor as well as a way to have fun and maintain friendships while meeting new people.
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