“These elections are decisive for the historical past of Brazil”

Former federal candidate, Boulos visited Salvador and gave an unique interview to BNews

Revealed on 12.06.2022, at 06:00 Dinaldo Silva / BNews Eduardo Dias

Guilherme Boulos (PSOL), a trainer and coordinator of the Homeless Employees Motion (MTST) and the Fearless Individuals’s Entrance (PSOL), ran for the presidency of the Republic in 2018 and for mayor of São Paulo in 2020.

Now a pre-candidate for federal deputy on this 12 months’s election, Boulos visited Salvador final Tuesday (7) to report movies in assist of state social gathering pre-candidates and spoke completely with BNews about elections and the primary problems with nationwide and Bahia politics.

For the reason that first elections in 2006, PSOL has by no means been with out a presidential candidate. This 12 months, the social gathering closed the problem and outlined assist for former President Lula (PT) within the first spherical and launched Boulos as a candidate for federal deputy.

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See the total interview with Guilherme Boulos:

How does Lula’s assist within the first spherical intervene with PSOL’s development? Do you assume different left-wing acronyms ought to do the identical in an try and defeat President Jair Bolsonaro?

“PSOL has made an especially appropriate choice. These decisions are usually not simply any decisions. These elections are decisive for the historical past of Brazil, they’re crucial for the reason that finish of the navy dictatorship and we now have not solely the chance but additionally the responsibility to defeat Bolsonaro, his militia and this coverage of hatred and authoritarianism. Due to this fact, PSOL has matured to grasp that it’s a time of union. Becoming a member of progressive forces. And Lula is the candidate who represents one of the best situations to steer this entrance. Now, PSOL will proceed to develop. It has been the quickest rising political social gathering in Brazil lately. When it comes to membership, it has expanded its banks throughout the nation and can proceed to develop exactly as a result of it has adopted the fitting coverage. He’ll develop loads in parliament, in his financial institution elections, each for the federal and for the states ”.

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

“I’ve mentioned publicly many instances that I imagine that this composition just isn’t splendid, it’s not one of the best. I’m from the state of São Paulo, Alckmin has dominated the state 4 instances and, in his coverage as governor, he didn’t worth civil servants, he didn’t worth training, he didn’t worth fashionable housing. Now, we’re in such a severe state of affairs in Brazil that not the truth that I don’t agree with the nomination for vice will stop me from dedicating my physique and soul to decide on Lula ”.

What’s your opinion on the Bolsonaro authorities to this point?

“It’s arguably the worst authorities in Brazil’s historical past. A genocidal authorities, straight accountable for the deaths of greater than 660,000 Brazilians throughout the pandemic, by combating the vaccine, by recommending medication that have been ineffective, by taking measures opposite to these proposed by well being professionals, epidemiologists, was a authorities that aggravated the Brazilian social state of affairs. and the financial disaster. Brazil returns to the map of famine, after 30 years, inflation has returned. Have a look at the value of gasoline, the gasoline cylinder. It’s a authorities that has additional worsened the democratic atmosphere of our nation, favoring the battle between powers, making a tradition of hatred, of authoritarianism in Brazilian society. I feel this 12 months’s problem is to show the web page on this nightmare and defeat Bolsonaro, and furthermore, we are going to combat for him to pay for his crimes in jail, answering for the crimes he dedicated.

“It’s arguably the worst authorities in Brazil’s historical past. A genocidal authorities, straight accountable for the deaths of greater than 660,000 Brazilians throughout the pandemic, by combating the vaccine, by recommending medication that have been ineffective, by taking measures opposite to these proposed by well being professionals, epidemiologists, was a authorities that aggravated the Brazilian social state of affairs. and the financial disaster. (Guilherme Boulos)

One in every of his advertising and marketing brokers got here to Bahia to assist the social gathering’s pre-candidate marketing campaign. How do you see the probabilities of these PSOL candidacies and what’s the expectation from the banks within the Meeting, the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate?

“I got here to El Salvador to launch the pre-candidacy of my pal and comrade, Marcos Rezende, for the state deputy and likewise to consolidate our checklist, of state and federal deputies, of the Senate, with Tâmara Azevedo and the pre-candidate. – the candidacy to the State Authorities with Kléber Rosa and Ronaldo Mansur as vice-president. We got here right here with the intention of strengthening PSOL and permitting us to have extra space for the left to make sure that the left within the state of Bahia, represented by PSOL, good points extra energy and institutional house. I feel that’s important. We’ve got completed this in different states in Brazil, as a result of we now have a giant problem this 12 months, along with the measures we want, to repeal the labor reform, the spending ceiling, to approve the elimination of Bolsonaro, we now have to defeat the middle in The Nationwide Congress, in an effort to approve a brand new public funding plan in Brazil, this should undergo the Nationwide Congress. That is why I am very dedicated to serving to PSOL select the most important financial institution potential. ”

In Brazil, there’s the Lula / Bolsonaro polarization. In Bahia, we will have ACM Neto / Jerônimo on the forefront of the dispute. How do you see the probabilities of Kleber Rosa, PSOL’s pre-candidate for the State Authorities?

“I feel Kleber’s candidacy has the position of supporting a left-wing debate that nobody else would. Particularly within the discipline of public safety, Kléber is knowledgeable in public safety, he’s a militant of the black motion … typically blacks are essentially the most affected by the abuses that exist by the police, by the practices of slaughter and extermination, for instance. . I feel Kleber is able to debating, placing in a undertaking, a program for Bahia, which nobody else would. I hope that his marketing campaign will develop and that this dialogue will resonate in varied sectors of Bahian society. “

PSOL has all the time opted for a male candidacy in Bahia. Why did not the social gathering select a girl to run for state authorities?

“I didn’t observe the inner debates that outlined this in Bahia, however I can inform you with full conviction that PSOL is the social gathering through which girls have the best house for participation, for illustration. Not solely of their instructions, but additionally of their elective positions. PSOL is the one social gathering whose federal financial institution is essentially feminine and with a powerful black illustration. The PSOL right here in Bahia has Tâmara Azevedo as its candidate for the Senate, the one lady of coloration and activist who’s a candidate for the Senate. I can’t offer you this reply as a result of I didn’t observe the precise inside debate in Bahia, however on the nationwide stage, PSOL vastly appreciated the participation of girls and feminists in politics.

Since you belong to MTST, many say that you’re invading homes, establishments and land. Final week, the Chamber of Deputies accredited a invoice authorizing the usage of actual property by banks as collateral for loans. What’s your impression of the undertaking?

“It is a disgrace. These individuals on the Brazilian proper who’ve all the time mentioned that we now have invaded homes, that the Homeless Motion has invaded homes, have taken different individuals’s homes, authorize banks to take over individuals’s properties. In Brazil there has all the time been the impossibility of the only good. “That good, even when it has money owed, is a spot of household mopradia, it could’t be taken. And that modifications. They need to throw their households out on the road. This can be a scandal and we are going to combat onerous to overthrow this invoice within the Senate, as a result of it solely serves the pursuits of the monetary system and creates much more vulnerability for Brazilian households, who’re presently in debt, together with due to this. brutal economic system, a disaster that the Bolsonaro authorities has solely deepened. “

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