Podcast October 14, 2019
Explaining Brazil #79: Bolsonaro flips off the world
Speaking before representatives of 193 nations—and millions watching at home—Jair Bolsonaro talked at the UN about issues that only (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #78: How will Amazon Inc disrupt Brazilian retail?
Launched in February 2005, the Amazon Prime membership plan came like a wrecking ball to American retailers. It single-handedly (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #76: How Napoleon invented Brazil
Brazil is an improbable country. It is an immense mass of land, bound by a single language and a (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #74: Brazil’s role on the global stage
Since President Jair Bolsonaro took office on January 1, Brazil has made its way back into global headlines, albeit (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #73: Is Brazil capable of protecting the Amazon on its own?
Jair Bolsonaro’s laissez-faire environmental policy could have irreversible consequences not only for Brazil—but for the entire world. And one (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #72: Can Brazil approve a tax reform in 2019?
The Brazilian Congress is back from vacation. And the country’s lawmakers have a lot on their plates. After six (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #71: How Brazil’s prisons became war zones
Since the turn of the year of 2016 to 2017, over 200 inmates were killed within government-run prisons. In (...) READ MORE