The Political Construction of Brazil

2017. An encompassing analysis of Brazil’s society, economy and politics since the Independence. A national-dependent interpretation. Three historical cycles of the relation state-society: State and Territorial Integration Cycle (1822-1929), Nation and Development Cycle (1930-1977) and Democracy and Social Justice Cycle (1977-2010). Crisis since then. (Book: Lynne Rienner Publishers)

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Macroeconomia Desenvolvimentista

2016. With José Luis Oreiro e Nelson Marconi. Our more complete analysis of Developmental Macroeconomics – the central economic theory within New Developmentalism. (book)

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Críticas de Cinema


Documentos 1 a 14 de 14



Sim, a compaixão é essencial

30.7.2017. Yes, compassion is essential. Terence Malick's "From Song to Song" is a major film about modern freedom - an individualist freedom that does not turn us free.



A banalidade do mal (Folha, 29.7.13)

2013. O mal banal está entre nós. Está no terrorismo islâmico, na guerra do Iraque, na intenvenção na Síria. (Articles: Folha de S.Paulo)



The banality of evil (Folha, 29.7.13)

2013. Evil's banality is among us. Is in Islamic terrorism, in the Iraq war, in the intervention in Syria.(Articles: Folha de S.Paulo)



It cannot be a mere coincidence (Folha, 13.03.11)

2011. "Inside job", the Oscar winner for best documentary, is a clear, precise and well-structured report about the 2008 global financial crisis



Não pode ser mera coincidência ("Ïnside Job") (Folha, 13.03.11)

2011. "Inside Job", Oscar de melhor documentário, é uma reportagem precisa da crise financeira global. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



O Leopardo, ou a Ética da Compaixão

2000. Coments to Visconti's film and to Lampedusa's book "The Leopard", and the ethics of compassion (Ide)



Trauma do dominado e discurso da razão

2005. The vigour of the movements of national liberation. Essay based on Gillo Pontecorvo's classical film, "La Bataglia di Algeri". (Article: Valor, Eu & Fim de Semana)



O predomínio da violência (Folha, Mais! 07.12.03)

2003. Violence and lack os hope in the United States viewed throug through two films: "Elephant" and "Mystic River". (Article: Folha de S.Paulo, Mais!)



Shakespeare realiza o ideal do analista

2000. A comparison between two "The Tempest": Shakespeare s play and the Mazursky s fillm. (Valor Econômico)



"Central do Brasil" e o critério nacional

1999. "Central do Brasil" and the search of a national identity. (Artigo: Folha de S.Paulo, 10.2.1999).







Festival Internacional de Cinema

1954. Comments on the I Festival Internacional de Cinema do Brasil that happened in São Paulo, in Cine Marrocos, in 1954, as I respond for a daily column on movies in the newspaper O Tempo. Edition without alterations prepared in 2004.



Crítica de Cinema 1953-55

1953-55. Film critics published daily in a major São Paulo newspaper. (Articles: O Tempo)




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