It often feels like there is no way around Brazilian politics; it feels like candidates are all the same and things will never change. This mindset is, for lack of a better word, just wrong. It is a trap. That’s what they want you to think.
To lose hope is to play their game. As we distance ourselves from politics, we leave the path open for lousy politicians. Things do change. They are always changing, especially in politics. During this election, each vote will be part of this change.
If “what life wants from us is courage”, as Guimarães Rosa once wrote, then 2018 demands courage to believe. Believe in your vote, in politics, in democracy, in the power of the people. To rebuild our country with honesty, dialogue, qualification and engagement.