Opinion, by Simon Thomas
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - There is so much is being said about Brazil, its government and its politics in the name of various ideologies right now that I felt the need to make a few ‘as-objective-as-possible’ points about the situation.
As a foreigner who has been living in Brazil since 2007 and observing the current political and economic situations with particular attention I feel reasonably qualified to comment on this, and as someone who doesn't vote yet pays (many) taxes and suffers from the major malaise this country continues to wallow in . . .