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Greasing the Path to Dilma’s Downfall

Amid a massive oil scandal and a stagnant economy, Brazil’s right has found the opening it’s been waiting for to break 12 years of Workers’ Party rule.

Feature

L Is for Looting

Teaching Brazilians to read, one socially-charged flashcard at a time.

Argument

Dilma’s Smoke, Modi’s Mirrors

From India to Brazil to Indonesia, getting emerging market economies in order is going to be a lot harder than investors want to believe.

Shadow Government

How to Fix Brazil’s Broken Economy

The last two decades made obvious a life's-not-fair fact: Big countries can get away with bad economic policy. Size matters to investors, global corporations, and ...

Dispatch

Meet the Kingmakers of Brasilia

Whoever wins the Brazilian presidential runoff on Oct. 26 better be ready to kiss the ring of the PMDB.

Argument

Brazil’s Election Illusion

The heated presidential race between Rousseff and Neves conceals the most important fact: There's not much daylight between the candidates.

Lab Report

How to Bring Brazil’s Economy Back to Life

The policies that helped Brazil to healthy growth over the past decade have lost momentum. The next president will need bold new ideas that look beyond the short term. Third in our series of Lab Reports on Brazil.

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