The Political Construction of Brazil

2017. An encompassing analysis of Brazil’s society, economy and politics since the Independence. A national-dependent interpretation. Three historical cycles of the relation state-society: State and Territorial Integration Cycle (1822-1929), Nation and Development Cycle (1930-1977) and Democracy and Social Justice Cycle (1977-2010). Crisis since then. (Book: Lynne Rienner Publishers)

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Macroeconomia Desenvolvimentista

2016. With José Luis Oreiro e Nelson Marconi. Our more complete analysis of Developmental Macroeconomics – the central economic theory within New Developmentalism. (book)

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A banalidade do mal (Folha, 29.7.13)

2013. O mal banal está entre nós. Está no terrorismo islâmico, na guerra do Iraque, na intenvenção na Síria. (Articles: Folha de S.Paulo)



The banality of evil (Folha, 29.7.13)

2013. Evil's banality is among us. Is in Islamic terrorism, in the Iraq war, in the intervention in Syria.(Articles: Folha de S.Paulo)



Revolta no Oriente Médio e revolução capitalista

2011. The Arab peoples finally revolt. Pre-industrial countries, they fight for democracy and economic opportunity in countries dominanted by the "Ocident" - a classical eupheminism for the industrial empires the dominated the Near Orient since the 19th century. (Política Democrática)



Irán- Brasil y la proliferación nuclear (La Onda)

2010. El mundo tiene problemas mucho más graves que la eventual entrada de Irán al club de las potencias nucleares.



Nova lógica das alianças internacionais (Folha, 23.11.09)

2009. Nas alianças de hoje, o critério da divisão de interesses são o preço da mão de obra e os investimentos das empresas múltinacionais. Folha de S.Paulo, 23.11.2009



América Latina para América Latina (Folha, 22.12.08)

2008. In globalization national autonomy became more strategic. The meetings of the regions chiefs of state without the the presence of major foreign powers is welcome. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Entre o alarmismo e a esperança (Folha, 07.01.07)

2007. The world faces true theats (as global warming) and false threats (as the Islam threat). Alarmism is a common conservative response. (Article Folha de S.Paulo).



Um outro basta? (Folha, 21.11.05)

2005. Brazil said 'basta' to Alca, and may say the same to WTO and the Doha Round. It is better to say that than to have a disastrous agreement as it was the Urugay Round for developing countries. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Um mundo mais inseguro (Folha, 04.04.04)

2004. One year after the Iraq war, the world is less safe, and the United States, weaker. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo, 4.4.04)



O Gigante Fora do Tempo (Folha, 25.05.03)

2003. Part of the paper on the Irak War with the same title published in this webpage. (Folha de S.Paulo, Mais!, 25.5.2003)



Brasil e Portugal no mundo global

2003. Brazil and Portugal have more things in common than just to speak the same language. (Note: Revista Portuguesa e Brasileira de Gestão, janeiro 2003).



Da diplomacia do equilíbrio de poderes à política da globalização

2003. After the end of the Cold War balance of powers diplomacy is over. Now major nations are not enemies but competitors in a global system which is being institutionalized. Translation of "After Balance of Powers Diplomacy, Globalization's Politics" (Paper: Novos Estudos CEBRAP)*.



After balance of powers diplomacy, globalization's politics

2002. After the end of the Cold War balance of powers diplomacy is over. Major nations are now not enemies but competitors in a global system which is being institutionalized. Portuguese version available. (Paper: In Eric Hershberg's edited book)*.



Beyond conflicting powers' politics

2001. This note is a previous version of the paper "After balance of powers diplomacy, globalizations' politics" just published in the SSRC website. (December 2001).



Melhores Dias (Estado, 25.09.01)

2001. The fact that the US is a democracy does not authorize the present pessimism about world's prospects. (O Estado de S.Paulo, 25.9.01).




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