This week, the US looks forward to a potential midterm shake up, anti-America protests erupt throughout Iran and Brazil's sudden swing to the right brings both great fear and celebration.
The US Midterm Elections will take place next week, and many Democrat campaigners are hoping a strong election result will compromise Trump's powers. A potential shake-up in congress halfway through his presidency could affect his ability to govern, and threaten his populist political ambitions, as the Democrats seek to take both the House and the Senate.
Iran has erupted into a series of violent protests, as US oil sanctions are set to return. Millions of Iranians have descendent onto streets across the country chanting 'Death to America'. These protests coincide with both the forthcoming US oil sanctions and the anniversary of the US embassy takeover during the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Relations between the US and Iran have sunk to new lows in the past few months, following Trump's announcement in May that the US would withdraw from the international 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and reinstate previous draconian sanctions on Tehran.
Brazil's sudden swing to the right brings both great fear and celebration, as the nation prepares for Bolsonaro's imminent presidency. Bolsonaro and his supporters seek to bring security, honesty and conservative morals to the country, and many of his supporters regard him as the strong man Brazil needs to end crime and corruption. However, critics are wary of his far-right populist brand of politics, and his fondness of his nations former military dictatorship.
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