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Brazil, The Brightest Shining Economic Star in the Western Hemisphere, Elects A Marxist


The Chief of Staff of the Presidency of Brazil...

The Chief of Staff of the Presidency of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff.

Original Content at http://www.opednews.com/articles/Brazil-The-Brightest-Shin-by-Rob-Kall-101101-157.html

 


November 1, 2010

 

By Rob Kall

Dilma Rousseff, a former marxist guerilla also characterized as a communist and socialist, has won the run-off election for the presidency of Brazil, with a huge 12 point margin.


Of course, the Wall Street Journal doesn’t mention her politics in its article announcing her win.

Rousseff, a close aide to President Lula, promised to continue his progressive policies that have led Brazil to become an economic dynamo.


Rousseff was the hand-picked successor of Mr. da Silva and her election means more of the same for the world’s eighth biggest economy and fifth biggest country in terms of land and population.

The difference between the two leaders will come not in policy but in management style, says David Fleischer, the author of Brazil Focus, a weekly journal of politics. While da Silva, known widely as “Lula,” chose to delegate, Rousseff will be more hands on, says Mr. Fleischer.

Progressives in the US have much to learn from the progressive successes in Brazil.

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Rob Kall is executive editor, publisher and site architect of OpEdNews.com, Host of the Rob Kall Bottom Up Radio Show (WNJC 1360 AM), President of Futurehealth, Inc, inventor . He is also published regularly on the Huffingtonpost.com

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