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Squid has prevailed. But what about Lulism?

“I won’t stop because I’m no longer a human being. I’m an idea. An idea mixed with the ideas of all of you.” So declared Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, in April 2018, as he prepared to turn himself in and go to prison.

Rising from shining shoes to leading trade unions, to twice being elected president of Brazil, Lula would go on to serve more than 500 days in jail on corruption charges, brought against him as part of the Operation Car Wash investigation, which irreversibly tarnished the reputation of his center-left Workers’ Party.

But Lula’s bold claim about…

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