Daniel Chavez has written a very insightful piece on the changes in Porto Alegre under the new administration, which has kept the form, but “watered down” the substance of PB. It’s in the most recent Red Pepper.

For those who read portuguese, CIDADE has been reporting about the precisely this, and importantly, how civil society organizations like CIDADE have kept a close watch on these developments. The big question is now wehther organized civil society will be able to pressure this, or subsequent administrations to reintroduce a real PB.