Running the Same Play from Anti-Democracy Playbook in Brazil; Also, Extending Education Beyond the “Three Rs”

Seeing the attack on the presidential palace, Supreme Court, and Congress in Brazil by supporters of their former President Bolsenaro James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how this attack mirrored the 2021 insurrection in the U.S. and consider whether seeing this happen twice now signals a trend (01:41).  The guys also weigh in on the addition of financial and information literacy courses being mandated by states and the benefits and concerns with expanding education beyond basic subjects (34:02).

Bolsonaro backers ransack Brazil presidential palace, Congress, Supreme Court (Reuters)

Brazil protests: Lula vows to punish ‘neo-fascists’ after Bolsonaro supporters storm congress (The Guardian)

How Trump’s allies stoked Brazil Congress attack (BBC)

Steve Bannon’s Connection to Brazil Insurrection by Bolsonaro Supporters (Newsweek)

Michigan officially becomes 14th state to mandate personal finance education before high school graduation (CNBC)

New Jersey becomes first state to mandate K-12 students learn information literacy (Politico)

Students in Michigan and Florida are required to take financial literacy course to graduate high school (Sandra Rose)

‘Positively dystopian’: judge blocks key parts of Florida’s ‘Stop-Woke’ law (The Guardian)