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About Rodrigo de Almeida

Rodrigo de Almeida is a Brazilian political journalist, and a researcher at Núcleo de Estudos do Empresariado, Instituições e Capitalismo in Rio de Janeiro.

Articles by Rodrigo de Almeida

This week’s World Forum for Democracy 2017 editors

Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios Kolliarakis political scientist, is a senior researcher at the University of Frankfurt.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Introducing this week’s theme: Media, parties and populism.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Brazil: the shadow of urban war

The corrosive conflict between state-security forces and drug-gangs in Rio de Janeiro will remain a challenge to Brazilian society long after the current Pan American Games have ended, says Rodrigo de Almeida.

Benedict XVI in Brazil: raising the Catholic flag

The shifting religious landscape of Brazil presents a major challenge of policy and empathy to the visiting conservative pope, says Rodrigo de Almeida.

Brazil, the United States and ethanol

Biofuel production could offer Brasilia and Washington a source of partnership rather than of conflict, says Rodrigo de Almeida.

Brazil in the world: principle and practice

Brazil's foreign-policy priorities need to adapt to changing circumstances in Lula's second term, says Rodrigo de Almeida.
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