CARLOS MELO is a sociologist and political scientist. He is a professor at São Paulo’s Insper Business School.
Dilma's impeachment only scratched the surface of a deeper political turbulence
Politicians are divided between saving their own skin and preventing the country from economic chaos
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
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