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Brazil In Trouble
Brazil In Trouble
Brazil’s Lower House Votes to Impeach Dilma

As awful as corruption may be, it’s only the start of Brazil’s problems.

Brazil In Trouble
Brazilian Deficit Balloons

A spurt of populist economic measures in the present circumstances could inflict heavier economic damage than expected.

Brazil In Trouble
Moody’s May Junk Brazil

Moody’s signals that it may follow Standard and Poor’s and cut Brazil’s credit rating to junk.

Brazil In Trouble
President Rousseff Enters Survival Mode

Expect Brazil’s economy to get worse before we see any signs that it might get better.

Brazil In Trouble
Dilma’s Last Stand?

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s approval ratings continue to plummet at a rate matched only by the country’s stock market.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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