First, Scholars’ Circle contributor Doug Becker examines the impact of Jair Bolsonaro’s election on Brazil and globally. How does Bolsonaro compare to other populist leaders in Latin America, as well as President Trump? [ dur: 40 mins. ]
- Erica Resende is Assistant Professor of International Relations and Security Studies at the Brazilian War College in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is the co-editor of Memory and Trauma in International Relations: Theories, Cases and Debates; and Crisis and Change in Post Cold-War Global Politics.
- Guilherme Casarões is a Lecturer of International Relations at Fundação Getulio Vargas (São Paulo School of Business). He is the author of Brazil and the Middle East, Geo-economic Competition in Latin America: Brazil, Venezuela, and Regional Integration in the 21st century. And the co-author of Brazil, East Asia, and the Shaping of World Politics.
Then, did predatory developers use the law to confiscate thousands of acres from African-American families? [ dur: 16 mins. ]
- Leah Douglas is a reporter and analyst with the Open Markets program at New America Foundation. Her investigative article “African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century” was just published in the Nation Magazine.
This program is produced with contributions from the following volunteers: Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Anaïs Amin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.