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Brazilian Presidential Election
Brazilian Presidential Election
Dilma's Win Poses Challenge for Brazil

Dilma Rousseff has narrowly beat out the center-right candidate Aecio Neves in Brazil’s presidential election. But Rousseff’s gain could be Brazil’s loss as her Worker’s Party enters its fourth consecutive term of presidential power.

Brazilian Presidential Election
Is Brazil About to Turn Back Toward the Global Economy?

Brazil’s Presidential elections could determine whether the country maintains its “Bolivarian” sympathies, or moves toward the U.S. and EU.

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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.

After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”

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