Category: Brazil

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Immanuel Wallerstein: The Global Consequences of the Left Victory in Brazil

Brazil’s politics are in many ways closer to those of western Europe and North America than almost any other country in the global South

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Atilio Boron: Brazil: A Pyrric Victory and What Comes Afterwards

Dilma’s victory was distressing and difficult

Alexandre Conceição: ‘Our big challenge is to continue the fight for structural reforms’

Interview with Alexandre Conceição, from the national leadership of the Movement of Rural Landless Workers

John L. Hammond: Why Dilma Should Look Back to Her Bases in Brazil’s Runoff Election

The runoff now sets up a clear choice between the two candidates whose views and programs are most polarized

Bruno Lima Rocha: Brazil and the Elections in the Second Round – the campaign midterm

The question remains: If Neoliberalism comes back, what to do? And now: Who will face it? Which social forces are able to challenge it?

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Ben Dangl: Has Evo Morales proven his critics wrong?

Evo Morales will most likely be re-elected today because he is a better alternative than his neoliberal predecessors and their contemporary counterparts

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Conn Hallinan: BRICS and the SCO: Let A Thousand Poles Bloom

This past summer, the BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—created an alternative to the largely U.S. controlled World Bank and International Monetary Fund

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Mark Weisbrot: Why Dilma Rousseff could win Brazil’s presidential election

The country has widely reported problems, but improvements in income and conditions for many workers mean a lot of Brazilians have done well over the past decade

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Greg Gandin: Why Brazil’s Elections Matter

Wall Street woke up feeling a little sad this morning, for its favorite candidate in Brazil’s presidential election, Marina Silva, placed third

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Decision Time in Brazil

Brazilians are now facing choices whose repercussions will be felt for decades

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