Post Tagged with: "Brazil"

The Dumb Giant: Brazilian Foreign Policy under Jair Bolsonaro

The Dumb Giant: Brazilian Foreign Policy under Jair Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro has been in office for more than nine months without an objective government platform and no coalition. Its political capital is the result of its own image.

Latin America and China: Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the PRC

Latin America and China: Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the PRC

In the last 20 years, China became a major economic partner in Latin America, but its increased presence also provokes nationalistic reactions in countries like Brazil.

The New EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement: a New Breath to Free Trade

The New EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement: a New Breath to Free Trade

The EU-MERCOSUR Trade Agreement should be seen as a reaction to protectionism, it means that the international rule-oriented order is still alive for important actors.

Hatred and Fear: Bolsonaro and the Return of Irrational Politics

Hatred and Fear: Bolsonaro and the Return of Irrational Politics

Brazil is yet another case of liberal politics deteriorating into the fetid morass of hatred, fear, baseless accusations and prosecutions against those seen as enemies.

Interview – Raúl Salgado

Interview – Raúl Salgado

Raúl Salgado talks to us about geopolitics and regionalism in Latin America, the role of small states in regional integration, UNASUR, and Brazil’s role within BRICS.

Trump and Bolsonaro: Much Ado About Nothing?

Trump and Bolsonaro: Much Ado About Nothing?

If Trump and Bolsonaro were to collaborate further, it may be on the basis of an environmentally destructive, elitist agenda – a missed opportunity for both to work together for the benefit of all.

Interview – Octavio Amorim Neto

Interview – Octavio Amorim Neto

Professor Octavio Amorim Neto talks to us about Brazil’s foreign policy, the Bolsonaro presidency and the constitutional developments of Portuguese-speaking countries.

Interview – Christoph Harig

Interview – Christoph Harig

Christoph Harig discusses Brazil’s civil-military relations and its participation in MINUSTAH, his expectations for the Bolsonaro administration and trust in politicians.

Class Matters: Global Capital Mobility and State Power in Emerging Economies

Class Matters: Global Capital Mobility and State Power in Emerging Economies

To what extent has international capital mobility caused an erosion of state power? The issue is particularly pressing for developing and economies who remain vulnerable.

Interview – Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez

Interview – Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez

Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez discusses sovereign debt management in Mexico and Ecuador, causes of the Euro-debt crisis and UK sovereign debt in light of a no-deal Brexit.

The 2018 Elections and the Uncertain Future of Brazilian Democracy

The 2018 Elections and the Uncertain Future of Brazilian Democracy

The shadow that hovers over Brazilian democracy today will mobilize many people within and beyond Brazil to challenge and contain Bolsonaro’s authoritarian temptations.

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