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An anti-globalist to the World Bank?

We’re covering Jair Bolsonaro’s controversial pick for the World Bank. The accumulation of problems on the president’s plate. And how the pandemic scrapped a decade of growth in just three months.

Fired Education Minister given shot at World Bank job

After 14 turbulent months as head of the Education Ministry, economist Abraham Weintraub is out of the Brazilian government. He leaves having little or nothing to show for in terms of policymaking, but with a laundry list of controversy — from suggesting Supreme Court justices are “bums” who should be “thrown in jail,” to accusations of racism, and multiple diplomatic gaffes....

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