Ignacio Lula da Silva

Lula elected in Brazil: a victory with many challenges

With Lula’s victory, many challenges lie ahead that we will have to observe and seriously reflect upon, the first of which is the transition of government that should only have to take place on 1 January 2023. The page of…

2 October, from Gandhi to Lula

On October 2, the Brazilian people have before them a challenge with enormous implications. On that day the population will decide a large part of its immediate future at the ballot box, electing in the executive branch those who will…

The Most Important Election in the Americas Is in Brazil

Former Brazilian President Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) runs about on stage at the Latin America Memorial in São Paulo. He was there on August 22, 2022, speaking at a book launch featuring photographs by Ricardo Stuckert…

‘An Extraordinary Day’: Brazilian Leftist Leader Lula Freed From Prison

“An extraordinary day in Brazil—for the world, given Lula’s stature.” by Eoin Higgins, staff writer for Common Dreams Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, known as Lula, was freed from prison Friday after a year-and-a-half behind bars due to a…

Jeremy Corbyn: “Lula’s prison is totally unacceptable.”

The leader of the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, defended Lula’s freedom in a statement at the International Social Forum in London on 14 July. “Lula’s prison is totally unacceptable, and I think we should say that we are sending…