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Corruption in Brazil
Corruption in Brazil
Brazil’s House of Cards Collapses

As of today, only one of five living democratic presidents in modern Brazilian history managed to stay out of corruption entanglements.

Corruption in Brazil
Brazil’s Former President to Be Indicted?

This is big, and possibly very serious news. But the dark cloud may have a silver lining.

Corruption in Brazil
Discredited Brazilian Left Cries Foul

Those on the left who want to blame some kind of vast right wing conspiracy for the collapse of the PT’s popularity are barking up the wrong tree.

Corruption in Brazil
President Rousseff Strikes Back?

Brazilian police raided the home and office of lower house President Eduardo Cunha and other elected officials this morning, looking for evidence of corruption.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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.

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