In response she "has put forward a five-point plan focused on political reform and investment in long-neglected public services. On July 2nd she sent a list of proposals to the Senate. She wants a consultative referendum on the public financing of campaigns, the abolition of secret ballots in parliament, an overhaul of rules that govern political alliances and a new electoral system (the current one uses an open-list, proportional-representation model for the lower house)"
Our correspondent on the scene, Friends University student Lucas Bariani Machado, tells us from Brazil that some may be skeptical. He provided us with the YouTube spoof (in Portuguese with English subtitles) below: enjoy!
REUNIÃO DE EMERGÊNCIA
Lucas offers this video as a 5 minute explanation of "why we are into these protests that you've been aware of lately."