"Power is not an end, but a means to good governance." Socrates At the end of the presidential elections in Argentina last Sunday, Javier Milei's victory over Sergio Massa ratifies a pattern that has been consolidated in presidential elections in democratic countries:
"Those who profit from war do not seek peace" Popular saying For almost a week now, we have been shocked by news about the war between Palestinians and Israelis. The barbarities are terrifying. Women, children and civilians being killed in cold blood is unthinkable in this day and age.
"Politics should not be the art of domination, but the art of doing justice" Aristotle Quid pro quo is a Latin expression that in Portuguese has the meaning of confusion, deceit or shacking up. In Anglo-Saxon countries, the meaning of the phrase has evolved
"There are so many donkeys bossing around men of intelligence that I sometimes think that stupidity is a science." Antônio Aleixo In times of tax reform, where the aim is to be creative in order to increase revenue and improve fiscal balance, the government has
The scoundrel, when invested with leadership, makes, invents, agglutinates and dynamizes masses of scoundrels. Nelson Rodrigues This week, Supreme Court Justice Dias Toffoli wrote the epitaph for the Car Wash operation with the following phrase: "Biggest mistake of the Brazilian judiciary". O
Today's world is polarized, with angry demonstrations on social networks with a global reach, due to political positions that are divided into two sides: the left and the right. Defining a political position solely by such a generic concept is
The beginning of the second semester is accompanied by the eternal debate on the impact of the policy of social inclusion by establishing quotas for less favored classes as a criterion for entry into federal universities. This debate has been made more heated by the recent Supreme Court decision
The constant scenes of migrants trying to enter Europe and being violently repelled are always very striking. Most migrants arrive in Europe illegally by sailing in dinghies in the Mediterranean Sea, which causes several deaths
Extracting oil in marine waters is transforming the economy of one of South America's smallest and poorest countries, Guyana. In 2015, ExxonMobil, an American oil giant, found the first of the current 11 billion barrels of oil in Guyana.
Can you govern without God? Without God I can, but not without the bishops. Napoleon Bonaparte In chess and in politics, foreseeing future moves is the basis for victory. In chess, the pieces that make up the chessboard have differentiated value by their