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Rafael R. Ioris

A Vote Against Democracy?

The normalization of Bolsonaro's candidacy is, in itself, a dangerous development for a country that until recently seemed to be on a path of consolidating its still young democracy. The victory...

Brazilian Liberals And Their Atavistic Fear Of Democracy

by Rafael R. Ioris. One of the most important innovations in modern thinking is the notion of linear history. Breaking with the logic present in the greco-roman and medieval conception of time,...

Coup or no coup, the damage is done

That Brasil is currently involved in one of its most profound political and economic crises in recent history is no news to anyone paying attention to the country’s reports during the...

Forever in the Future?

Brasil’s streets have been filled with protests in the last few weeks, evoking similar events taking place earlier in the year. Most of the demonstrators are supporters of the defeated presidential...

Transforming Brasil – A History of National Development in the Postwar Era

'Transforming Brazil: a History of National Development in the Postwar Era' critically revisits the context of the time in Brazil in order to reexamine traditional questions and notions pertaining to the...

Sixty Years Later: What Have We Learned?

Successive demonstrations in its most important cities, brawls between militants of opposing ideological sides who see the other as an enemy rather than a political adversary, growing numbers of strikes, verbal...