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photoBankruptcy in Brazil. Latin America's largest country — and once the eighth largest economy in the world — is set to elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the Worker's Party candidate. His election could signal the rise of a new Latin economy, turning Brazil's presidential election into a campaign against globalization.

Guests:

Timothy Power, professor of political science at Florida International University, and author, "Democratic Brazil"

Mark Weisbrot, co-director, the Center for Economic and Policy Research

Peter Collins, Brazil correspondent, The Economist

This program aired on October 8, 2002.

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