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Opinion: Middle Class, the enigma of Brazil

By Vinicius Lummertz*

(Opinion) In April of this year, former president Lula da Silva (Workers' Party - PT, left) said that the Brazilian middle class "boasts a standard of living that no place in the world does.

A standard of living they don't have in Europe, "a standard above what is necessary". And he exemplified: "It is not necessary to have a TV in every room. Just one is enough.

The sophistry on which Lula da Silva embarked is not difficult to achieve since the discussion about the middle class in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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