Brazil’s anti-corruption efforts reflect the rise of the middle class

by Felipe Krause

A mammoth corruption scandal is roiling Brazilian politics. As prosecutors seek to recover £9 billion of embezzled funds from the oil giant Petrobras, and as senior politicians on both left and right are implicated in the 'Car Wash' scam, Felipe Krause reflects on the social transformation that is pushing Brazilians to demand cleaner governance.