Opinion by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For almost one hundred years, crying Mayday! thrice has been an international signal of distress — it comes from “m’aider” or “help me” in French. Today, the first day of May, is an international holiday around the world, known as Workers’ Day. Brazil is today a country in distress, and there is no indication of where help may come from.
Two days ago, Brazil had a general strike