May 24, 2016
Extreme popular disapproval of President Dilma Rouseff led to her suspension and coming impeachment trial. Yet daily protests and occupations continue, as the public’s anger has shifted to acting President, Michel Temer. “Even before Temer took office, a poll said 58 percent of Brazilians wanted him impeached, too.” (NBC)
This Washington Post headline sums up the current mood: “Brazilian Politics Take a Satanic Turn, and Temer is in Hot Water.”
The timing couldn’t be worse for political havoc in Brazil. In the April 2016 issue of The Socionomist, Chuck Thompson and Alan Hall show the role social mood is playing in Brazil’s upheaval.
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