Politics

The US New Fancy Transformational Diplomacy Gives Top Status to Brazil

Through implementation of her "Transformational Diplomacy" initiative, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has ...

The Drunk Who Cracked the Fortress of Brazil’s Dictatorship

I discovered the political relevance of popular music many years ago, listening to Arlo ...

The World Ignores the Brazilian Genius at Its Own Peril

Unfortunately during the 20th century and now the 21st century Brazil and Latin America ...

An Autopsy of the Corruption That Sapped Brazil’s Ruling Party

“Hear me, citizens of Brazil, senators, and deputies…” Thus commenced the televised coverage of ...

Believe It or Not, Brazil’s Second in Line for Presidency Is a Communist

Master Gilberto Freire  was absolutely right when he remarked that Brazil was the country ...

Under-the-Table Money Moves 90% of Political Campaigns in Brazil

For University of BrasÀ­lia political scientist, David Fleischer, irregular campaign financing in Brazil is ...

A Simple and Practical Proposal to End Brazil’s Child Labor

Virgílio was 12 years old. His childhood was divided between attending school sporadically and ...

Fernando Henrique Cardoso wants to stay

President Fernando Cardoso’s recent announcement that he was interested in seeking a second term ...