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Who are those that rule effectively Brazil? What are their ties with the ruling classes abroad?

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by Antoni Jaume on Sun May 5th, 2013 at 04:08:31 PM EST
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Is Brazil ruled by a comprador class?

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun May 5th, 2013 at 04:42:16 PM EST
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I do not have adequate data to say anything about a comprador class, but high bourgeoisie tends to be more global than the common people, so it may end in the same results.

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by Antoni Jaume on Sun May 5th, 2013 at 06:07:37 PM EST
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And just now has a President who has roots in 'Marxist urban guerrilla groups'. Sounds like a tough lady. From Wiki:
She became a socialist during her youth, and following the 1964 coup d'état joined various left-wing and Marxist urban guerrilla groups that fought against the military dictatorship. Rousseff was eventually captured and jailed between 1970 and 1972, where she was reportedly tortured.


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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sun May 5th, 2013 at 06:09:27 PM EST
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Yes, which may lead to progress for the majority of the people, but inequality is still very high, the Gini coefficient seems to be over 50, higher than Mexico or the USA.

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by Antoni Jaume on Sun May 5th, 2013 at 06:17:35 PM EST
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Sounds like the President of Uruguay, too...

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun May 5th, 2013 at 06:21:07 PM EST
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But of course we know that violence never accomplishes anything, except when it does.

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon May 6th, 2013 at 02:45:10 AM EST
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