Left-Wing Opposition Fails to Build United Front Against Bolsonaro for 2020 Election

Traditional PT hegemony and the new barrier clause to representation are just two of the obstacles to unifying left-wing parties in the dispute for the most important mayoralties.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "There is no unity among the left-wing. Everyone is taking care of their own business." Carlos Siqueira, president of the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB), sums up the frustrated attempt by six parties to integrate and unify the anti-Jair Bolsonaro speeches in this year's municipal elections.

For nearly three months, this group, which has been working almost in unison in the National Congress as an Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?