Brazil

Interview

Does the BRICS Group Matter?

Martin Wolf interviewed by Christopher Alessi

The emerging BRICS economies agree that the West should hold less sway in the global economy. But their leaders, despite regular summits, have failed to articulate a coherent vision because of divergent interests, says journalist Martin Wolf.

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Interview Matias Spektor interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

The 2012 U.S. presidential election is a low priority for Brazilians, says Matias Spektor. He says that Brazil does have a stake in the economic recovery of the United States, but many Brazilians think the policies in the United States being put forth won't work.

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Op-Ed

Free Trade, Safe Trade

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
The Times of India

Jagdish Bhagwati shares anecdotes of the sometimes-painful outcomes that protectionist policies can produce.

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Interview

Making Room for Brazil's Growing Clout

David Rothkopf interviewed by Aimee Rawlins

The United States should seize the opportunity to transform its relationship with Brazil to reflect its role as a world power, says David Rothkopf, member of a CFR Independent Task Force whose new report urges a UN Security Council permanent seat for Brazil.

See more in Brazil; Economic Development