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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 82–91.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Omar G. Encarnación Professor of political studies Omar Encarnación details the sexism and misogyny leveled at Dilma Rousseff throughout her career in Brazilian politics. He argues that her impeachment was part of a growing backlash against women and people of color. Copyright © 2017 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 64–68.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Dilma Rousseff LUCIO BERNARDO JUNIOR/CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES One evening in July 2016, members of the indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá community gathered for a night of traditional dancing and chanting on a farm in Mato Grosso do Sul, a state in the agricultural heartland of central Brazil. Their...
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Published: 01 March 2017
João Berchmans Correia Serra, Sen. Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, Sen. Raimundo Lira, and Miguel Reale Júnior converse during Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment hearings. GERALDO MAGELA/AGÊNCIA SENADO João Berchmans Correia Serra, Sen. Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, Sen. Raimundo Lira, and Miguel Reale Júnior More
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
... BRASIL FOTOGRAFIAS AGÊNCIA BRASIL FOTOGRAFIAS PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil—When Jair Bolsonaro, a Brazilian congressmen and former army parachutist, voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff on April 17, he exalted a torturer. He spoke into the microphone and told the legislature and the millions of...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 102–110.
Published: 01 December 2013
... one of the first 400 foreign doctors to arrive for the new federal program Mais Médicos (More Physicians)—an initiative of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s government aimed at taking doctors to areas where there is no medical assistance—from peripheral neighborhoods of big regional capitals to...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 39–47.
Published: 01 March 2014
... record number of women running for mayor in Brazil in 2012 to “the Dilma effect.” Rousseff’s leadership is motivating other women to run for office. Meanwhile in Honduras, Xiomara Castro—wife of ousted President Manuel Zelaya—came in second in a close and decisive election in 2013. In Panamá this year...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 10–14.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Dilma Rousseff. They’ve lost faith in their futures, and rightly so. Promises botched, “the vision thing” artfully crafted by their image specialists in cramped cubicles and editing bays, isolated from normal people they hardly know. For most politicians, long-term vision extends at best to the next...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 3–8.
Published: 01 December 2015
... infrastructure projects such as the Mariel Port in Cuba may have been a clever move internationally, inside the country it has been presented by the opposition as an example of the government “not investing in Brazilians.” As President Dilma Rousseff faces a fractured Congress, corruption scandals, internal...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 77–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... office, he has been an unremarkable politician. His party from 2005 to 2016, the center-right Progressive Party (PP), was an ally of Lula and his successor Dilma Rousseff’s PT, and Bolsonaro duly voted along party lines on economic issues. Other than that, he has voted to increase army benefits and...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 108–119.
Published: 01 December 2014
... ascendance of millions of Brazilians has also created a new group of consumers for the market, moving the national economy forward. Even with the country’s recent economic stagnation, low unemployment and the expanding middle class proved to be a winning combination for President Dilma Rousseff against the...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 20–24.
Published: 01 September 2014
... pointed out, this was not Baidu’s first foray into overseas markets, it was the first time China’s top leader was personally on hand to support the launch. As Chinese President Xi Jinping and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff jointly pressed a button initiating the service, it appeared China had taken...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 17–22.
Published: 01 December 2015
... been propelled back into poverty because of lower incomes and a higher inflation rate. The region’s largest country, which accounts for almost 40 percent of its GDP, looks again like an unfulfilled promise. Not only is consumer and business confidence at a very low point, but President Dilma Rousseff...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... now has the task of reversing this situation. A more orthodox policy includes reduction of subsidies, cuts in current expenditures, and rising taxes—to produce a minimum primary budget surplus required to stabilize the growth of public debt. President Dilma Rousseff correctly opted for a conservative...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 96–103.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Economist , lifted 36 million Brazilians out of poverty. His successor, Dilma Rousseff, herself once tortured, has continued Lula’s social policies, albeit with less panache. To the south, the repression in Argentina was severe. Political prisoners were dropped from planes into the sea; torture was...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2015
... joined by like-minded socialist presidents in Bolivia’s Evo Morales (2006); Brazil’s Lula da Silva (2003) followed by Dilma Rousseff (2011), head of Brazil’s Workers Party; Argentina’s Nestor Kirchner (2003) followed by his wife Cristina (2007); Chile’s Michelle Bachelet (2006); and Uruguay’s Tabare...