Analysis: Brazil’s Supreme Court is setting precedents potentially dangerous to democracy

The STF has adopted unorthodox measures and largely ignored the Federal Prosecutor General in an attempt to contain the Bolsonarist onslaught against institutions, writes Matheus Teixeira in Folha de S. Paulo.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Supreme Court (STF) rulings have helped curb the spread of fake news and attacks on democracy on social networks, and culminated in the request for Ricardo Salles' resignation, because of his anti-environmental agenda as Minister of Environment, writes Matheus Teixeira in Folha newspaper's edition today.

On the other hand, he . . .

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