Words matter. These are the best Fernando Haddad Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
A president with a pen in their hand is a very powerful person.
Bolsonaro is adopting a regressive policy as regards rights but a neoliberal policy when it comes to economic policy.
Without public investment, without families spending, without cheap credit, the economy won’t recover.
The Workers Party rose to power when the Western Left began its descent.
Lula aimed to both internationalize big Brazilian capital and improve the domestic market and the condition of the poorest in Brazil. In the gaze of a lot of people, this was a big contradiction, but for Lula, this was the most natural thing in the world, to think about these two things together.
To be consistent with this discourse of lifting up the military dictatorship in Brazil, the dictatorship that extended from 1964 to 1985, Bolsonaro, his whole life, has been uplifting not only the dictatorship itself but also the methods that the dictatorship used to stay in power, including torture.
I really believe in the power of social control coming from within the community itself. The community protecting itself, its children, its teenagers, you know? I think that’s far more effective than a police presence.
My father – a Lebanese-origin small businessman – had a stroke in 1997 and couldn’t work anymore. I paused my career and made sure he was taken care of by overseeing the sale of his businesses, but after that, I was able to dedicate myself to politics. It’s what I had always wanted.
We combine fiscal responsibility with social responsibility.
What seems not yet to have been sufficiently explored is the emancipating potential of the discursive form of psychoanalysis in politics as a counterpoint of marketing.
No one thinks of controlling inflation of a continental-sized country by holding back municipal tariffs. Macroeconomic stability cannot be achieved through microeconomic intervention.
The objective of politics is always to build scenarios in which persons’ horizons can be expanded evermore. Any political action that is aimed at restricting individuals’ horizons is, as I see it, a regressive action in relation to the political values that I embrace.
Brazil needs peace and not hate.
Everyone knows that the Workers’ Party governments did much more good than bad for the country.