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To support the Law is not the same as supporting the Government, to support the Government is not the same as supporting Corruption. It …

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A momentous week in Brasil was also one where the dominant international narrative shifted from widespread depiction of a “Heroic Impartial Anti-Corruption Campaign” (If …

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Every so often, the bourgeois political system runs into crisis. The machinery of the state jams; the veils of consent are torn asunder and …

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It’s been some time since I last waded into the political unrest in Brazil, in part because, in the first few months of the …

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The situation in Brasil at the time of publication is extremely complicated & fluid but to better understand it, it needs to be broken down …

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Those of you that have been following me for a while know that I often write about the need for serenity in politics. I …

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The depiction of Operation Lava Jato as an apolitical moral crusade, a new essentialist myth and a natural phase in the country’s development, is …

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By Mauricio Savarese. Original article published here. I stopped writing about Brazilian politics for two months because of two different reasons. The first was the …

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Since “legality”, in Brasil, does not come necessarily from “peoples will” (but from some peculiar interpretation of legal acts) our democracy is almost becoming …

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In September Bloomberg covered a Brazilian elite NYC fundraising gala which it sponsored along with Goldman Sachs, BrazilFoundation (linked to BlackRock Inc) and KAR Properties, a developer …

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