CARLOS MELO is a sociologist and political scientist. He is a professor at São Paulo’s Insper Business School.
Things aren’t improving at the pace we want – and desperately need
Brazil has failed to push for reforms due to the incompetence of its politicians
Despite a victory in the federal spending cap vote, Michel Temer’s administration is still riddled with potential crises
The municipal elections are dress rehearsals for the national race. What can we expect in the near future?
The de facto head of state, Michel Temer, must start acting like a real president - now
The incumbent government has employed a successful narrative: until it is definitively given power, reforms will be in jeopardy
Acting President Michel Temer has no strength to challenge organized interest groups
Operation Car Wash has been an important step towards inciting change in Brazil. It’s only natural, then, that it would provoke intense reactions among political groups