Tag: Democracy

Rousseff: Brazil Finally Gets a President With No Self-mythicizing Agenda

The first four months of any new president will give some indication of the ...

Not Even Sorry from Carrefour Brazil After Its Goons Beat Up Man for Stealing Own Car

Unlike the US, Brazil doesn’t have two separate social classes, divided between whites and ...

Democracy in Brazil Is a Horse of a Totally Different Collor

Among the difficulties that American observers are faced with when trying to assess Brazil ...

In LatAm Uruguay Is Number 1 in Democracy, Brazil Is at End of Line

Uruguay is the country in Latinamerica which most supports democracy and has most trust ...

For Many Brazilian Intellectuals There Is no Salvation Outside Marxism

For a constitutional democracy to become a reality in practice, not just in theory, ...

American-Style Presidentialism Has Been a Recipe for Disaster in Brazil

Due to long-lasting problems with populism and clientelism, one might say that the presidential ...

In Brazilian Doublespeak Tyranny Is Democracy and Vice Versa

It would be no mistake if someone argued that most of the Brazilian intellectuals ...

Brazilian Chancellor Warns Bush: ‘Democracy Can’t Be Imposed’

Democracy cannot be imposed, the Brazilian Minister of Foreign Relations, Celso Amorim, stressed today ...

Why Brazil’s Democracy Is in Danger

Bolivian President Carlos Mesa’s offer to resign his office and the crisis this generated ...

Brazil, Go to the Streets to Bring Justice!

As anyone who lived through the times of the Brazilian military dictatorship knows, Brazil ...