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“He already announced several cuts in social programs: in health care and education, and he appointed radical, evangelical, right-wing new ministers. For instance, the minister of science and technology is a religious fundamentalist who doesn’t believe in science.”

– Maria Luisa Mendonça, director of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil, on the nation’s Vice President Michel Temer, who has taken the reins of power for up to six months during Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment.

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