The Anti-Corruption Revolution

August 05, 2017

Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems. During rush week, aspiring frat boys endure all manner of indignities. They all want to join the exclusive club, and they’re willing to pay the steep...

Was Dilma Rousseff Really An Honest President?

April 18, 2017

According to businessman Marcelo Odebrecht, former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff knew all about the illegal financing of her 2014 campaign. In 2016, Dilma Rousseff lost her office as the Brazilian president after a highly controversial impeachment process. Officially, she was ousted for...

Brazil at Home and Abroad

In this special edition of The Interview, Felipe Machado talks to the late Brazilian Ambassador Affonso Celso de Ouro Preto. In April 2009, the richest countries in the world got together for the G20 Summit in London. After lunch, when world leaders were informally chatting, US President Barack...