Thursday, April 21, 2011

The Shame of Being the World’s 7th Largest Economy 2011,

Worth a read: (Article from Brazzil Magazine, written by Professor Cristovam Buarque Monday [I would vote for him!], 18 April 2011)

In the 19th century, Victor Hugo refused to shake hands with Pedro II, the emperor of Brazil, because he was the ruler of a country living comfortably with slavery. Today, Victor Hugo would not shake the hand of a Brazilian to congratulate him for achieving seventh position among the international economic powers while living so comfortably with the surrounding social tragedy.

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