Tag: education

On Its Way to a Glorious Destiny Brazil Has to Deal with Lack of Savings and Obesity

Brazilian success is being vastly praised inside and outside the country and there are ...

In Brazil Our Solutions May Be Creative, But They Are Also Stupid and Unjust

Brazil is a country that is highly creative in social politics, finding ways to ...

After Brazil’s Timid Social Democracy Dilma Has a Chance to Start New Cycle

Politics, like history, occurs in cycles. Brazil is passing through a cycle of democratic ...

President Dilma Can Get a Place in History by Having Rich and Poor Kids in the Best Schools

In her first post-election speech, President-elect Dilma Rousseff made a commitment to eradicating misery. ...

Lula’s Latest Decree Is Death Knell for Free Press and Private Property

Readers ask me if I’m not going to comment on the infamous Decree 7,037 ...

Only a Federal Program Can End Brazil’s Big Fraud and Educational Shame

Whenever anyone asks for an explanation of the educational shame in one of the ...

Brazilians Are Marrying More and at Older Age

The number of weddings grew 35% in the last decade, even if Brazilians are ...

Denying Education is the Other AIDS. And Brazil Is Guilty of Inflicting It

Some sectors of the fight against AIDS have suggested that Thabo Mbeki, the former ...

Geisy, Brazil’s Miniskirt Student, Should Try US College Next Year

Geisy Arruda made history this week in Brazil, but for all the wrong reasons. ...