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Only a Revolution Will Take Brazil Out of the 19th Century

The Brazilian people are oscillating between disappointment and gratitude: disappointment over how long it ...

Lula’s Education Program for Brazil: a Grim Comedy of Errors

In January 2003, when I was Brazil’s Minister of Education, I suggested to President Lula ...

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Brazil Needs a Little Less Astuteness and a Little More Civic Engagement

After declaring Brazil’s Independence, the Empire’s leaders decided to educate the children of the ...