Political Conjuncture


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Agronegócio, indústria e taxa de câmbio (Folha, 24.09.07)

2007. It is possible and desirable to have a national agreement assuring a more competitive exchange rate. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Dois capitalismos (Folha, 16.07.07)

2007. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Estado europeu (Folha, 01.07.07)

2007. The Europeian Union cannot live an agreement which is essential for it dependent on the vote of individual countries. If a nation realy do not agree, there is the alternative of leaving the Union. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Para Bresser, Brasil está em ciclo vicioso (Folha, 20.05.07)

2007. Interview to Cristiane Barbieri on Bresser-Pereira's latest book Macroeconomia da Estagnação. New developmentalism is a third discourse between old developmentalism and conventional orthodoxy.(Interview: Folha de S.Paulo).



Mangabeira Unger (Folha, 07.05.07)

2007. The Lula administration is changing and Mangabeira Unger was right in accepting the President's invitation.(Article Folha de S.Paulo).



Dois projetos de nação? (Folha, 06.05.07)

2007. The French are not choosing between two projects of nation they already have a good one. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Apagão aéreo (Folha, 11.04.07)

2007. with Paulo Modesto. The medium term solution of the flight controllers crisis depends on structural management reforms. (Article in Folha de S.Paulo)



Uma sociedade doente (Folha, 26.03.07)

2007. The Brazilian society is seek because the it faces quasi-stagnation and crisis and has not a clear assessement of the problems it faces.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Nacionalismo necessário (Folha, 26.02.07)

2007. Finally, Brazil has a nationalist representative at IMF. Paulo Nogueira Batista Jr. will face many other nationalist in Washington, although none will admit it.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Globalização comercial e financeira (Folha, 29.01.07)

2007. Commercial globalization is a major opportunity for developing countries, financial globalization, a disaster. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Classe média (Folha, 13.12.06)

2006. The middle class is suffering most with Brazil's quasi-stagnation. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



É a competição, estúpido... (Estado, 26.11.06)

2006. A large interview on the Brazilian economy and the lack of a national growth strategy in a global environment defined by high competition among nation-states. (Interview to Laura Greenhalgh: O Estado de S.Paulo).



PSDB e PT estão superados (Jornal do Brasil, 21.11.06)

2006. Either PT or PSDB have an answer on how to face and overcome the Brazilian economy's 26 years old quasi-stagnation because they lost the idea of nation. (Interview to Rodrigo de Almeida: Jornal do Brasil).



Candidatos se definem (Folha, 23.10.06)

2006. In the end of the presidential campaign Alckmin, differently from Lula, was able to articulate sensible ideas on economic policy. It will not be engough. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Equação do segundo turno (Folha, 09.10.06)

2006. The rich and the poor voted for Lula in the first turn the middle class, for Alckmin. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Até o dia da eleição (Folha, 25.09.06)

2006. Alckmin's economic program - a step ahead, but insufficient. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Lula e Bush (Folha, 11.09.06)

2006. Despite a disastrous president Bush was reelected because the Democrat Party did not have an alternative to Irak in Brazil, Lula will probably be elected because PSDB is unable to present an alternative economic policy. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Reforma política (Folha, 28.08.06)

2006. Political reform should begin by introducing districtal vote combined with open lists.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Fundamentalismo ou libertação nacional? (Website, 21.08.06)

2006. In the Middle-Orient the key factor is not fundamentalism but the nationalist fight against imperialism using religion as an instrument. This is final version of the article "Fundamentalismo ou nacionalismo?" (Folha de S.Paulo) that was not published due to editing mistake. In this version I "e Robert Pape (University of Chicago) he studied 375 case of suicide attachs, and verified that in 95% the motivation was nacionalist, 5%, relgious. See also Pape's interview in a Folha, 13.6.06.



Fundamentalismo ou nacionalismo? (Folha, 20.08.06)

2006. In the Middle-Orient the key factor is not fundamentalism but the nationalist fight against imperialism using religion as an instrument. More complete version available. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Doha: derrota ou vitória? (Folha, 31.07.06)

2006. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Os mitos raciais (Folha, 17.07.06)

2006. Brazil is a mixed country but it is not a racial democracy. Affirmative policies are required to reduce racial inequality.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



México e Mercosul (Folha, 19.06.06)

2006. As Mexico is in NAFTA, Mercosul does not have interest in having it as a member. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Bresser propõe novo desenvolvimentismo (Folha, 11.06.06)

2006. New developmetalism is a national growth strategy - an alternative to the present conventional orthodoxy. See paper on the subject. (Interview: Folha de S.Paulo).



A sociedade confusa (Folha, 22.05.06)

2006. The organized gang attack to the Paulista police is a symptom of the confusion of the Brazilian society. To achieve reasonable security it is supposed to offer institutional support to its police and to the Judiciary branch of the state.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Império ou hegemon? (Folha, 08.05.06)

2006. The United States is a 'contemporary empire' whose power derives rather from ideological hegemony than of military capability. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



O desafio de Alckmin (Folha, 24.04.06)

2006. Alckmin will only win the presidential elections if in the next two months he is able to formulate a articulated national discourse criticizing the present econmic policies. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Ética e política (Folha, 10.04.06)

2004. The ethics of politics is the ethics of responsibility, or the Machiavelian ethics. Both assume republican ends. When they are lacking, we have just opportunism and immoralisty. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo



Reforma da gestão (Folha, 27.03.06)

2006. The 1995 Brazilian Public Management reform was stoped at federal level but is thriving at state and local levels. (Article Folha de S.Paulo).



Bresser pede fim de 11 anos de ortodoxia econômica (Estado, 24.03.06)

2006.3. PSDB is divided between the Rio group, that supports the present conventional orthodoxy, and the São Paulo group that critiques it.(Interview: O Estado de S.Paulo)



Giddens, Lula e a ortodoxia convencional (Folha, 13.03.06)

2006.3. Giddens believes that Lula is a left politician, but, through a high interest rate, he is just transferring income from the poor to the rentiers. (article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Qual é a política econômica do PSDB? (Folha, 27.02.06)

2006.2. PSDB is divided. One group supports the present economic policies, the other, rejects them. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



O estadista necessário (Folha, 11.02.06)

2006. José Serra may well be the statesman that Brazil is requiring. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



O paradoxo da esquerda (Folha, 08.01.06)

2006. In Brazil the left wins elections but does not govern. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



O PSDB e a política monetária (Folha, 05.12.05)

2005. If PSDB was in office, I doubt that it would have the present interest rate policy. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Uma Sociedade Atônita (Folha, 10.10.05)

2005. The Brazilian society is appalled by the administration's political corruption and opportunism in economic policy. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Reinventar a nação (Folha, 26.09.05)

2005. Brazil was a nation for some time, but, today, she must reinvented herself as a nation if she wants to resume growth. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Bresser-Pereira afirma que Serra vencerá as eleições (Folha, 30.08.05)

2005. Prediction that José Serra will be the new president of Brazil in 2007, and that PSDB should only make a coalition after the elections, not before.(Interview: Folha)



Por que não haverá crise econômica no Brasil (Folha, 29.08.05)

2005. The political crisis will not entail an economic crisis because it is a 'government's crisis', not a crisis of the state or the property system. (Article: Folha).



Impeachment sem trauma (Folha, 15.08.05)

2005. The probable outcome of this political crisis will be the impeachment, despite the fact that the rich and the politicians are not interested in it.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



A Voz da Sociedade Civil (Folha, 09.08.05)

2005. Civil society usually has many voices, but, when it becomes indignant, as it is becoming recently, it may have a unique voice. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



O curto governo Lula (Folha, 19.06.05)

2005. The Lula administration faces a second major legitimacy crisis, loses support in civil socity, and becomes unable to really govern.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo



Governo Ausente, Estado Capturado (Folha, 23.05.05)

2005. Today, given the administration's political inconsistency and fragility, there is no government but the state continues to function normally.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



O terceiro discurso (Folha, 11.04.05)

2005. Between the neo-liberal ideology and the old left's beliefs there is a third discourse asking for a consistent national strategy of growth.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



20 anos de democracia (Folha, 03.04.05)

2005. Democracy was enable to overcome the quasi-stagnation of the Brazilian economy, but it allows for consensus that, once achieved, will do that.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



FMI e nação (Folha, 28.02.05)

2005. To renew the agreement with the IMF when this is not necessary is to accept national submission.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Estranhas boas razões

2004. Nationalism continues to be criticized, while Brazil is unable to protect its national interest. Meanwhile, rich countries remain deeply nationalist. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Democracia é Conflito (Folha, 10.08.03)

2003. Social conflict in inherent to democracy. (Article, Folha de S.Paulo, 10.8.2003)



Revolução Nacional Interrompida (Folha, 07.08.02)

2002. The Brazilian national revolution will only be completed when its people gets rid of its colonial inferiority complex. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo, 7.8)



Valorização da Polícia (Estado, 12.02.02)

2002. To develop a municipal police is a condition to fight insecurity. (O Estado de S. Paulo, february 2002)



Estado-Nação redescoberto? (Estado, 06.03.01)

2001. The crisis with Canada shows that Brazilian elites are recovering their concept of nation and nationalism.(Article: O Estado de S.Paulo 6.3.2001).



Novo nacionalismo (Folha, 05.03.00)

2000. After the failure of globalism and neo-liberalism, it is time for a new nationalism emerge in Brazil. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo, 5.3).



Banespa e Interesse Nacional (Folha, 09.01.00)

2000. A major retail bank as Banespa should not be sold to foreign owners.(Article: Folha de S.Paulo, 9.1)



O Calvário de Chico Lopes (Folha, 21.04.99)

1999. A defense of the former president of the Central Bank in a moment that is being crucified by the press. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo, 21.4.1999).



Diálogo sem certezas

1998. The press is a central tool of the democratic debate. It must be critical without ignoring trust and respect.(Speech in the lunch for Page 3 authors Folha de S.Paulo)



Os Tempos Heróicos de Collor e Zélia

1991. Collection of articles analysing the rights and wrongs that characterized the first two extraordinary years of the Collor administration. After that, a change of ministry inaugurated the rendition of Brazil to the Washington consensus. (Editora Nobel). Nas livrarias e em pdf.



A Hora dos Nacionalismos (Folha, 21.01.90)

1990. After the fall of the Berlin wall, nationalism is re-emerging in the rich countries. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



As desventuras do populismo (Estadão, 14.12.1988)

1988. (Article: O Estado de S.Paulo)



Nacionalismo e progresso (Gazeta Mercantil, 12.8.1988)

1988. The new Brazilian Constitution includes nationalist articles which will prevent Brazil of receiving necessary direct investments. Gazeta Mercantil, 12.8.1988



A política da segurança

Depoimento para a Comissão Teotônio Vilela (1986).




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