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Foreign Minister Araújo: Bolsonaro Was Not Elected to Take Brazil as He Found It

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Bolsonaro Was Not Elected to Take Brazil as He Found It

It seems that Brazil is gearing up to be a powerful force against Communism

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/a...-brings-foreign-policy-revolution-says-araujo

This are the best quotes by the foreign minister in the article:

Some people think our marketing approach should be: “Look, I’m Brazil. I don’t think anything. I don’t have any ideas. Just like Wittgenstein’s deconstructed subject, I don’t have a self. I don’t bother anyone. Trade with me!”

But this doesn’t work. No one respects such behavior, and you don’t reach good trade deals when there is no respect. Look at China. China unapologetically defends its system, asserts its national interests and identity, its specific ideas about the world — and everyone does more and more trade with China. Why should other countries be required to sign up to certain ideas before being considered good trade partners? Should we renounce our commitments to freedom and democracy when others are not required to renounce their commitments to their systems?
 

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There will be no committments to freedom and democracy under Bolsonaro. Fascism/Corporatism will be the real time reality.
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Probably the near destruction of the native peoples and irreparable damage to the Amazon.
 

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Probably the near destruction of the native peoples and irreparable damage to the Amazon.

How do you define "native" peoples? Indigenous influence in the Amazon is not yes/no. Walk the streets of a big city like Belem. Almost everyone looks indigenous. As you go further from the city, you have Caboclos. The live off the land and more closely resemble those that live in the tribes. It is a continuum until you get to those who have rarely if ever had contact with the Portuguese speaking population. Imagine if the USA had white reservations once being white becomes a minority; there would be such an uproar.

What if Brazil builds casinos for the Tupi-Guarani? Would that make you happy?
 
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