“This election is decisive for Brazilian historical past”

Federal parliamentary candidate Boulos visited Salvador and gave an unique interview to BNews.

Launched 06/12/2022, 06:00h Dinaldo Silva/BNews Eduardo Dias

Guilherme Boulos (PSOL), professor, coordinator of the Homeless Employees Motion (MTST) and the Fearless In style Entrance, was a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic in 2018 and Mayor of São Paulo in 2020.

Boulos, who’s now operating for federal MP on this 12 months’s election, visited Salvador final Tuesday (7) to report movies in help of the get together’s candidates for state candidates and spoke privately with the federal government. BNews concerning the elections and the principle problems with nationwide and Bahian politics.

Since his first election in 2006, he has by no means run for president within the PSOL. This 12 months the get together closed the problem and outlined help for former president Lula (PT) within the first spherical and launched Boulos as a federal parliamentary candidate.

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Try the complete interview with Guilherme Boulos:

How does help for Lula within the first spherical intervene with PSOL’s development? Do you assume different left-wing acronyms ought to do the identical to beat President Jair Bolsonaro?

“PSOL made the fitting determination. This selection is not only any selection. This election is decisive in Brazilian historical past, a very powerful for the reason that finish of the navy dictatorship, and we now have not solely the chance, but additionally the duty, to defeat Bolsonaro, his militia and this coverage of hatred and authoritarianism. Due to this fact, PSOL had the maturity to know that this was a second of unification. progressive union of forces. And Lula is the candidate who represents the most effective circumstances to guide this entrance. Now, PSOL will proceed to develop. It has been the quickest rising political get together in Brazil lately. It has expanded its stalls throughout the nation when it comes to the variety of associates and can proceed to develop exactly as a result of it has adopted the fitting coverage. It may be big in parliament, in native elections, for each the federal and the states.”

Do you assume the Lula-Alckmin ticket is sufficient to beat Bolsonaro?

“I’ve publicly acknowledged greater than as soon as that I imagine this composition isn’t perfect, not the most effective. I come from the state of São Paulo, Alckmin dominated the state 4 occasions and as governor he didn’t worth public servants in his coverage, he didn’t worth schooling, public housing. Now, we’re in such a severe state of affairs in Brazil that it isn’t the truth that I don’t take part within the vice candidacy that can forestall me from dedicating my physique and soul to selecting Lula”.

How do you consider the Bolsonaro authorities up to now?

“Undoubtedly the worst authorities in Brazilian historical past. Immediately accountable for the deaths of greater than 660,000 Brazilians in the course of the epidemic, it was a genocidal authorities, a authorities that aggravated the Brazilian social state of affairs, by working in opposition to vaccines, recommending ineffective medication, taking measures opposite to what well being professionals and epidemiologists steered. and financial disaster. Brazil is again on the starvation map after 30 years of inflation return. Take a look at the gasoline value, the gasoline bottle. A authorities that worsens our nation’s democratic surroundings, fuels the battle between powers, and creates a tradition of hatred and authoritarianism in Brazilian society. I believe the problem this 12 months is we will battle to show the web page on this nightmare and beat Bolsonaro and furthermore, in order that he pays for his crimes in jail, pays for his crimes.

“Undoubtedly the worst authorities in Brazilian historical past. Immediately accountable for the deaths of greater than 660,000 Brazilians in the course of the epidemic, it was a genocidal authorities, a authorities that aggravated the Brazilian social state of affairs, by working in opposition to vaccines, recommending ineffective medication, taking measures opposite to what well being professionals and epidemiologists steered. and financial disaster. (Guilherme Boulos)

One in all its entrepreneurs got here to Bahia to assist the get together’s pre-candidate marketing campaign. How do you see the possibilities of these PSOL nominations and what do you count on from the reserves within the Home, the Home of Representatives and the Senate?

“I’ve come to Salvador to provoke the candidacy of my pal and comrade Marcos Rezende for state legislature, and likewise to strengthen our record of candidates for state and federal lawmakers, the Senate, Tâmara Azevedo, and our premier nominee. -Nomination for State Authorities with Kléber Rosa and Ronaldo Mansur as vice-presidents. I got here right here to strengthen the PSOL and be certain that we now have extra room to the left to permit the left within the state of Bahia represented by PSOL to beat extra energy and institutional house. I believe this is essential. I’ve performed this in different states in Brazil, as a result of this 12 months we now have an enormous problem, along with the measures we’d like, cancel the labor reform, the spending cap, approve the abolition of Bolsonaro, we have to beat the middle. The Nationwide Congress should cross the Nationwide Congress to approve a brand new public funding plan in Brazil. That is why I am dedicated to serving to PSOL select the most important bench doable”.

In Brazil there may be the Lula/Bolsonaro polarization. In Bahia, ACM Neto/Jerônimo could also be on the head of the dispute. How do you see the possibilities of Kleber Rosa as PSOL’s pre-candidate for State Authorities?

“I believe Kleber’s candidacy has the position of elevating a left-wing debate that nobody else will. Kléber is a public security professional, a militant of the black motion, particularly within the area of public security… blacks are most affected by abuses by the police, for instance by massacres and extermination. . I believe Kleber can put ahead a dialogue, a mission, a program for Bahia that nobody else will. “I hope his marketing campaign will develop and that this dialogue will resonate with numerous segments of Bahian society.”

PSOL has at all times most popular male nominations in Bahia. Why did not the get together select a lady to run for State Authorities?

“I didn’t comply with the inner debates that outlined this in Bahia, however I can say with full confidence that PSOL is the get together wherein girls have the most important room for participation and illustration. Not solely of their course, however in elective positions. PSOL is the one get together within the federal legislature that’s principally girls and has a robust black illustration. Right here, the PSOL in Bahia nominates Tâmara Azevedo, the one black lady and activist to run for the Senate. I can’t offer you this reply as I’ve not adopted the precise inner debates in Bahia, however on the nationwide degree, PSOL has extremely valued the participation of ladies and feminists in politics.

Many individuals say that since you belong to MTST, you occupy houses, establishments, and lands. Final week, the Home of Representatives handed a invoice permitting banks to make use of actual property as collateral for loans. What’s your impression of the mission?

“It is a disgrace. The identical folks from the Brazilian proper who at all times say that I occupy houses, that the Homeless Motion occupies houses, that they take different folks’s houses, they authorize banks to take over folks’s houses. In Brazil there has at all times been a singular property that’s non-seizable. What does that imply? Even when the property is in debt, the household is a moprady place, it may well’t be taken. And that is what they’re altering. They need to throw households out on the road. Play somebody to offer their home to the financial institution as a result of he did not pay his invoice on the road. It is a scandal and we will battle arduous to overturn this invoice within the Senate, as a result of it solely serves the pursuits of the monetary system and creates additional vulnerability for Brazilian households who at the moment are in debt, together with attributable to this brutal financial disaster. The disaster that the Bolsonaro authorities has solely deepened”.

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