SAO PAULO, Brazil — When Lazaro Rutino needs a break from hauling beef across Brazil in his truck, he swipes on his phone and is instantly connected to dozens of other truckers. Rutino, 59, is a member of eight trucker groups on WhatsApp, the messaging service that has become a staple for Brazilians of all walks of life.
"WhatsApp Is Upending the Role of Unions in Brazil. Next, It May Transform Politics." is from the June 11, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Marina Lopes and narrated by Sam Scholl.