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Roberto Mangabeira Unger’s interview on The Nation

From The Nation, the interview with Roberto Mangabeira Unger. What is the way forward for progressives in a time when it seems both centrism and authoritarianism are resurgent? What should be the character and scope of a national program that progressives in and outside the Democratic Party can and should embrace? There are many places […]

21 de julho de 2020 : 17h09

Luciano Huck: Brazil Needs a Fresh Start

On Project-Syndicate Brazil Needs a Fresh Start Feb 5, 2020 LUCIANO HUCK Since the restoration of democracy in 1985, Brazil has made notable gains when it comes to taming inflation, expanding welfare assistance, and even reducing poverty. But unless the country can tackle rising inequality and restore faith in its political leadership, these gains could […]

05 de fevereiro de 2020 : 19h18

World Health Organization declares the new coronavirus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

On World Health Organization WHO declares the new coronavirus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern Statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) 30 January 2020 Statement Geneva, Switzerland The second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General […]

30 de janeiro de 2020 : 17h36

Interview with Prof. Branko Milanovic on its new book “Capitalism alone”

On Acemaxx Analytics Interview: Prof. Branko Milanovic, The Graduate Center, CUNY Branko Milanovic is a visiting presidential professor at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and a senior scholar at the Stone Center on Socio-economic Inequality. You discuss in your new outstanding book two variants of modern capitalism: “political capitalism” (China and Vietnam) and “liberal capitalism” (the […]

22 de janeiro de 2020 : 10h09

The new World Economic Outlook

On IMF Tentative Stabilization, Sluggish Recovery? JANUARY 20, 2020 By Gita Gopinath In the October World Economic Outlook, we described the global economy as in a synchronized slowdown, with escalating downside risks that could further derail growth. Since then, some risks have partially receded with the announcement of a US-China Phase I trade deal and […]

20 de janeiro de 2020 : 19h05

CNN Democratic Debate

On CNN Watch the full CNN/Des Moines Register Democratic debate By Erika Ryan, CNN Updated 0745 GMT (1545 HKT) January 15, 2020 (CNN)Six presidential candidates took the stage in Des Moines, Iowa, for the last debate before voting begins in February. This debate’s lineup was controversial. It was the first all-white debate stage of […]

16 de janeiro de 2020 : 11h47

Analysis: 2019 UK general election, by age

On LSE The 2019 General Election proved to be huge disappointment for many young people, as younger cohorts were again outnumbered and outvoted in a UK election. James Sloam and Matt Henn explain how intergenerational cleavages deepened further in 2019, and how this reflects broader trends towards cosmopolitan values amongst younger citizens. On the surface, […]

14 de dezembro de 2019 : 15h07

Interview with L. Randall Wray

On Instituto de Economia da Unicamp: INTERVIEW – PROF. SIMONE DEOS INTERVIEWS PROFESSOR L. RANDALL WRAY (Institute of Economics, Campinas, Unicamp, August 14th, 2018) In this interview, Professor L. Randall Wray, one of the most prominent Post-Keynesian scholars, presents his intellectual trajectory, his main influences and makes some comments on the controversies raised by his […]

22 de novembro de 2019 : 17h11

Emerson Polling: Support for Impeachment Declines; Biden and Sanders Lead Democratic Primary

On Emerson Polling November National Poll: Support for Impeachment Declines; Biden and Sanders Lead Democratic Primary A new Emerson poll finds President Trump’s approval has increased in the last month with 48% approval and 47% disapproval, a bounce from 43% approval in the last Emerson National poll in October. Support for impeachment has flipped since […]

21 de novembro de 2019 : 19h39

This economist has a plan to fix capitalism. It’s time we all listened

On Vice Mariana Mazzucato has demonstrated that the real driver of innovation isn’t lone geniuses but state investment. Now she’s working with the UK government, EU and UN to apply her moonshot approach to the world’s biggest challenges By JOÃO MEDEIROS Tuesday 8 October 2019 The idea that made Mariana Mazzucato one of the most […]

19 de novembro de 2019 : 11h11

Interview with Mangabeira Unger about the knowledge economy

Mangabeira Unger: The knowledge economy and its alternative futures: an interview to Art / Earth / Tech

14 de novembro de 2019 : 19h57

Reuters: Boeing bid for Embraer unit faces EU antitrust probe

Exclusive: Boeing bid for Embraer unit faces EU antitrust probe – sources By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Boeing is set to face a EU antitrust investigation of up to five months into its bid for a controlling stake in the commercial aircraft arm of Brazil’s Embraer, people familiar with the matter said on […]

23 de setembro de 2019 : 11h12

Open Letters on Lula’s case

On Global Anticorruption Blog (Matthew Stephenson’s blog) A Group of International Jurists and Scholars Condemns the Conviction of Former Brazilian President Lula as Unfair and Politically Motivated. A Group of Brazilian Prosecutors Defend Their Conduct, and the Conviction. Read Their Dueling Open Letters Here! Posted on September 12, 2019 by Matthew Stephenson One of the […]

22 de setembro de 2019 : 11h40

Marijuana officially decriminalized in New York

On The Hill Marijuana officially decriminalized in New York By Aris Folley – 08/30/19 03:50 PM EDT New York has officially decriminalized the use of marijuana. The new law, which was green-lighted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) last month and took effect this week, downgrades the criminal penalty for the unlawful possession of pot from […]

30 de agosto de 2019 : 20h52

500 days of injustice – We must right the wrong and #FreeLula

On Education International 500 days of injustice – We must right the wrong and #FreeLula Today, August 20th, marks 500 days of the wrongful imprisonment of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio ‘Lula’ da Silva. This is a day of action and mobilisation for justice. Educators from around the world stand with their Brazilian colleagues in […]

20 de agosto de 2019 : 12h57

Brazilworks: Sergio Moro, The #Vazajato, And Reflections On Stephenson

On Brazil Works Sergio Moro, The #Vazajato, And Reflections On Stephenson July 22, 2019 Matthew Stephenson’s The Global Corruption Blog is the recent epicenter of discussion and debate on the behavior of Justice Minister and former judge Sergio Moro in light of The Intercept’s #vazajato revelations. Stephenson is a notable authority on corruption and anti-corruption […]

30 de julho de 2019 : 14h18

Vladimir Putin says liberalism has ‘become obsolete’

On Financial Times Vladimir Putin says liberalism has ‘become obsolete’ In an exclusive interview with the FT, the Russian president trumpets growth of national populism By Lionel Barber and Henry Foy in Moscow and Alex Barker in Osaka yesterday Vladimir Putin has trumpeted the growth of national populist movements in Europe and America, crowing that […]

28 de junho de 2019 : 10h07

Behind Lula’s incarceration: Glenn Greenwald says secret Brazil files show foul play

In Democracy Now!: A new Intercept report reveals that the judge who helped jail former Brazilian President Lula likely aided prosecutors in their corruption case, preventing Lula’s left-wing Workers’ Party from winning the presidency. “The consequences of this revelation have been enormous,” says Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and founding editor of The Intercept. #DemocracyNow

13 de junho de 2019 : 08h18

Chinese customers are firmly supporting Huawei after Google pulls Android license

On The Verge The users least impacted by losing Google services are on Huawei’s side here By Chaim Gartenberg@cgartenberg May 20, 2019, 4:43pm EDT Huawei had its Android license cut off by Google over the weekend thanks to a US government order. But Chinese users appear to be rallying around the company, with social media […]

20 de maio de 2019 : 20h25

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

AP By ISABEL DEBRE and RAPHAEL SATTER JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, told reporters that the tech giant had purged […]

17 de maio de 2019 : 13h26