" “Lulinha, paz e amor," El País (Spain). October 15, 2010. Norman Gall. “If Shakespeare were alive today, he might have written that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, like Julius Caesar, bestrides the narrow world of Brazilian politics like a colossus, as ‘petty men walk under his huge legs to find themselves dishonorable graves’.” Lula’s domination of the 2010 presidential election.
" Oil euphoria puts Lula’s legacy at risk," Financial Times, August 11, 2010, Norman Gall .
"A Reforma Educacional de Nova York - Possibilidades para o Brasil" São Paulo, Norman Gall e Patrícia Motta Guedes, 2009.
"O Obama desconhecido" São Paulo, O Estado de São Paulo, 30 de maio de 2008.
"Os Blindados" Para os que ainda relutavam em admitir a existência do mensalão, o Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) mandou um singelo recado: sim, o mensalão existiu. Exaggerated public spending and institutional weaknesses threaten Brazil´s stability in uncertain times for the world economy. O Estado de São Paulo. September 12, 2007.
“The Struggle for Better Schools: São Paulo and New York.” A four-part series of Sunday articles in O Estado de São Paulo based on five weeks of research in New York on the Bloomberg-Klein school reform, focusing on the challenge to Brazil´s public education.
Published April 29, May 20 (Patricia Guedes), June 17 and July 15, 2007.
*The Struggle for Better Schools: São Paulo and New York
*The Struggle for Better Schools: São Paulo and New York - Teaching and Learning
*The Struggle for Better Schools: São Paulo and New York - Order and disorder in the schools
*The Struggle for Better Schools: São Paulo and New York - What is to be done
“Mending Brazil´s Megacity: For the first time in history, a majority of the world´s population now lives in cities. In the developing world, the names of vast new megacities –Dhaka, Lagos, Calcutta, Jakarta—are synonymous with human misery. But São Paulo is seeking to show that a megacity can work.” The Wilson Quarterly. Summer 2007.
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O preço da segurança
Educação ou morte: O americano estudioso do Brasil diz que o país é
melhor do que se pensa, mas tem desafios cruciais a superar,”
in Energy Policy:
que não lutar?"
Risks of Unbalanced and Predatory Federalism in Brazil"
Floating World and Brazilian Inflation"
- The Last Gold Rush"
Games bankers play
"Ludwig’s Amazon Empire"
Forbes. May 14, 1979. Portuguese version published in Jornal do Brasil (Caderno Especial), May 20, 1979. A 7,000 word analysis of Daniel Ludwig’s Jari project, embracing large scale irrigated rice production and forestry-pulp operations, discussing the project’s political problems and its economic and technological implications for tropical South America.
"The Rise of
"Atoms for Brazil, dangers for all"