Jonas Rama

Economista com mais de dez anos de experiência internacional e estudos realizados na França (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne e École Normal Supérieure), Argentina (Universidad de Buenos Aires) e Estados Unidos (PSU).
Forever Putin?
Russia

Forever Putin?

Mikhail Klimentyev, AP Em 15 last january, during his annual speech to the nation Russian President Vladimir Putin announced his desire to reform the Russian political system through a constitutional amendment. Soon after his speech Putin received from the hands of his Prime Minister, Dmitri Medvedev, his resignation and his entire cabinet of ministers. Hours later Putin was back on the news presenting his new prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin, former head of the Russian federal revenue, while its predecessor, Medvedev, was appointed to the post of deputy head of the national security council. These three events in the same day demonstrated something unusual for the Putin government's decisions: hurry. Just five days later, in day 20 of January, Putin rose to the Duma, the lower legislative chamber ...
US-Iran conflict: Trump's bravado and risks to NATO and Brazil
Americas, Brazil, U.S, Will, Iraq, Middle East, Russia

US-Iran conflict: Trump's bravado and risks to NATO and Brazil

The year of 2020 just started and US President Donald Trump has already made the world tremble. In 03 Last January, the United States Armed Forces carried out a bold and spectacular military operation around the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. The missiles launched by an unmanned and operated American ground aircraft - the MQ-9 Reaper, or reaper - culminated in the death of six people, among them the almighty Iranian Major General Qassim Soleimani and the Iraqi paramilitary and fugitive paramilitary Abu Mahdi al Muhandis. The assassination of Soleimani puts an end to a brief peace hiatus in Iraq and opens up a new stage in the Middle East conflict. Heads of State and Government, military officers and diplomatic legations around the world were terrified..
The paralysis of the WTO or the end of the world economic order that we know
Americas, Saudi Arabia, world Bank, Brazil, China, U.S, Studies, Europe, IMF, France, GATT, OIC, OMC, International Organizations, Russia

The paralysis of the WTO or the end of the world economic order that we know

WTO building, in Geneva The recent and profound crisis of the World Trade Organization (OMC) is just the latest sign of the wasting of the world economic order. In opinion article recently published by the Washington Post, the professor in international politics Daniel Drezner foresees the end of the liberal economic order as we know it.[i] In fact, there are indications that the world economy is entering a new (of)order protection-based economic. It is not just the end of liberalism as reasoned by Prof. Drezner, we also run the risk of reaching the end of the principle of economic cooperation. The world economic order we know was forged by iron and fire at the end of World War II and expanded since the end of the cold war. Set in motion in the west to ...
The political defeat of neoliberalism in Argentina and the Brazilian future
Americas, Argentina, Brazil, Studies

The political defeat of neoliberalism in Argentina and the Brazilian future

A vitória de Alberto Fernández e Cristina Kirchner nas eleições presidenciais da Argentina representou um enorme golpe para os movimentos de centro-direita na América Latina. Entre os muitos artigos jornalísticos da imprensa local e de análises especializadas internacionais que circulam desde as eleições primárias na Argentina – em agosto passado e que indicavam uma inevitável derrota de Macri – há um consenso em torno do fracasso econômico do seu governo, sobretudo pela aumento da inflação e endividamento público. [1] The fact that analysts link Macri's defeat to neoliberal economic policies sparks a warning to the current Brazilian government that relies on neoliberal radicalism as an economic policy. The failure of Macri's economic neoliberalism occurred although he ...