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Current History (2024) 123 (850): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Matthew M. Taylor The rule of law in Brazil suffered mightily during the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro. His pugnacious public-security rhetoric, antagonism to environmental and indigenous issues, and connivance with corruption contributed to deepening long-standing problems of Brazilian democracy...
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Current History (2024) 123 (849): 33–36.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of the University of California 2024 affirmative action higher education minority rights India Brazil South Africa Recent developments in other countries with notable affirmative action policies shed light on this shifting terrain. India’s Supreme Court approved a constitutional amendment that added...
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Current History (2023) 122 (841): 75–77.
Published: 01 February 2023
... with other challenges facing Lula, left the country at an uncertain juncture. Brazil democracy elections Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Jair Bolsonaro ratencio@tulane.edu nandanalon@yahoo.com.br © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Last October, soccer icon...
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Current History (2022) 121 (832): 50–56.
Published: 01 February 2022
...João Nunes This article uses the lens of neglect to analyze Brazil’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It argues that the neglect of COVID-19 was the result of a mixture of omissions, obstructions and actions on the part of the federal government and President Jair Bolsonaro. It also suggests...
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Current History (2021) 120 (823): 57–63.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Nora Lustig; Mart Trasberg Mexico and Brazil, both among the region’s hardest hit by COVID-19, took strikingly different steps to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic. Although President Jair Bolsonaro dismissed the need for social distancing measures, the government provided substantial...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 15–21.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Xuefei Ren Comparing China, India, and Brazil reveals that current housing policies in all three countries have produced new forms of exclusion for inhabitants of informal settlements. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California China...
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Current History (2019) 118 (811): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2019
... criminal justice police race Latin America Argentina Brazil United States 291 A few years back, when I interviewed a former Argentine official who had been brought in during the mid-1990s to clean house in the notoriously corrupt and violent police department of Buenos Aires province, he spoke...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 215–221.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Erin Aeran Chung [T]he government opted for piecemeal solutions that would temporarily meet domestic needs for labor while maintaining official closed-door policies. Japan labor population migration refugees South Korea Peru Brazil NGOS © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 56–61.
Published: 01 February 2019
... officially registered in Ecua- dor, 130,000 in Argentina, 100,000 in Chile, and 85,000 in Brazil. The scale of Venezuelan displacement is com- parable to the Syrian refugee crisis of 2015, ac- cording to Matthew Reynolds, UNHCR s regional representative for the United States and the Carib- bean...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Brazil election military dictatorship Jair Bolsonaro Lula da Silva Dilma Rousseff impeachment corruption Worker's Party Rio de Janeiro crime race relations misogyny collective memory history transitional justice 68 A central feature of Bolsonaro s pro-dictatorship campaign...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of California Frank-Borge Wietzke social mobility middle class poverty inequality economic policy politics identity developing countries China India Brazil 16 Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle- income groups enter the political arena and when...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 36–38.
Published: 01 January 2019
... change global warming emissions United States Donald Trump China Australia Brazil PERSPECTIVE As the Stakes Rise, Climate Action Loses Momentum JOSHUA BUSBY 36 Three years ago, I wrote an optimistic es-say in these pages on how the 2015 Paris Agreement broke new ground and paved the way...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 303–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hopewell trade protectionism liberal economic order hegemony United States Donald Trump China Brazil Global South International Monetary Fund World Bank Uruguay Round Doha Round North American Free Trade Agreement 303 [W]hat Trump has done so far represents an intensification...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Matthew Carnes Latin America workforce informal economy labor trade middle class labor laws conditional cash transfers inequality Brazil Mexico Visit any of the great Latin American cities whether Bogotá or Buenos Aires, Lima or Mexico City, Santiago or São Paulo and you...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Matthew M. Taylor Whichever way the impeachment train rolls, the … crisis has opened new fissures in a democratic system that has been in place only since 1985. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Matthew Taylor Brazil Dilma...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 43–50.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Mexico Institutional Revolutionary Party PRI Dilma Rousseff Brazil Michelle Bachelet Chile Hugo Chávez Venezuela Evo Morales Bolivia Néstor Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Argentina Rafael Correa Ecuador Fidel Castro Cuba Committees Defense Revolution Colombia A dynamic...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 316–321.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Norway Ethiopia Brazil Amazon Britain U.S Agency International Development Millennium Development Goals 316 The most promising new paradigm calls for providing aid based on results, with- out . . . demanding adherence to particular plans. A Better Model for Foreign Aid WILLIAM D. SAVEDOFF...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of the University of California Kathryn Hochstetler Marilia Oliveira Brazil Brazilian politics coalitions elections alliances dilma rousseff Workers' Party PT social democrat PSDB Neves October 2014 socialist PSB Campos third-way option Cardoso Lula da silva state role center...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Miriam Gomes Saraiva “[E]ver since the Baron of Rio Branco asserted his theory of symbolic power resources, Brazil's foreign policy has operated under the assumption that the country will attain international standing through the mechanisms of soft power.” Fifth in a series on soft power around...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 57–63.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Matthew Taylor street protesters Brazil Sao Paulo Brasilia corruption economics Dilma confederation cup world de Mello Rousseff worker PT protest bloc Reynaldo Ross mensalao justice Barbosa Dirceu Genoino Gerais PSDB PSD Kassab police violence Donadon Batista oil...