Matheus de Paula

International Relations Student at ESPM, Jr Analyst. of the Center for American Studies and Business (NENA) at ESPM and a volunteer intern at the International Relations Committee of the Legislative Assembly of the State of São Paulo (ALESP).
Coronavirus and the positions of Trump and Biden
Americas, U.S

Coronavirus and the positions of Trump and Biden

President Donald Trump and Democrat candidate Joe Biden (The Associated Press) Classified as the epicenter of the pandemic since April, the United States faces difficulties in controlling the spread of the virus in the country. With about 6 million cases (Johns Hopkins University, set. of 2020), the Trump administration suffers several criticisms from the population, given its difficulty in mitigating the effects of the global health crisis. Like this, both the president's response to the coronavirus, as to his opponent's proposals are significant factors in the voting decision of American society in the November elections. In this way, this article will discuss the Trump administration's actions towards the pandemic, analyzing the data and assessing the effect on voters. And also like t ...
Elections in the United States 2020: the health system from the perspective of presidential candidates
Americas, U.S, Global Themes

Elections in the United States 2020: the health system from the perspective of presidential candidates

The election for President of the United States will take place in 2020, in a year of great global instability, mainly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and developments in the economy. According to John Hopkins University data (2020),  the United States already adds up to more than 160.000 deaths and more 5.4 millions infected by the new coronavirus. The country represents 24% of Covid-19 cases worldwide and 22% of deaths from the disease. Studies indicate that, with rising unemployment, between February and March 2020, 5.4 millions of people lost their health insurance, representing a growth of 39% of people without health plans (GANGOPADHYAYA; GARRETT, 2020). The data exposes the profound impact of the pandemic on access to the health system, being one of the main concerns ...