BRAZIL: BEYOND THE BAD NEWS
THE BAD NEWS
AN accurate, unbiased information to provide a more complete snapshot of Brazil
Arko Advice has compiled the following report with the intent of providing readers with accurate, unbiased information to provide a more complete snapshot of Brazil and the current political and economic environment in the country. When the focus of attention is placed exclusively on areas that require improvement, the underlying pillars and their strength can often be overlooked. Readers of the report will understand why it is so difficult to understand political and social structures in Brazil and the unique political dynamics of our media institutions.
The political impact of zeitgeist-changing Car Wash Operation is woven into discussions of our political rebirth, electoral reforms and an explanation of the fundamental strength of our democracy. We also analyze key aspects of the Brazilian economy, highlighting sectors that are truly advanced and often forgotten. While Brazil is commonly portrayed as an underdeveloped country that pillages the environment, we will dispel some of these notions by showcasing the advances in digital inclusion and the undervalued efforts in the environmental field.
MURILLO DE ARAGÃO is the CEO and founder of Arko Advice. He is a lawyer and holds an MA in Political Science and a PhD in Sociology (University of Brasília). Murillo is a columnist for several Brazilian newspapers and magazines, such as O Tempo, O Liberal, O Estado de S. Paulo and Veja, as well as author of dozens of articles and political studies published in Brazil and abroad. Murillo is an adjunct professor of Brazilian Politics at Columbia University in New York City.
MICHAEL LÓPEZ STEWART is a partner at Arko Advice. He studied Political Theory and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. He served as an editor and columnist for the Sound Politicks Journal of Political Science. A dual citizen, natively fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, Michael has been developing and implementing public affairs strategies for Arko clients out of the Brasília HQ for the last ten years.