Macunaima nli wrote:Of course, I think it was Sergio Buarque de Holanda who said “Long before DeGaulle uttered his famous words, every serious Brazilian knew Brazil wasn’t a serious country”.
Another joke goes that the U.S. should have let Brazil go communist in 1964: the Berlin wall would have fallen twenty years earlier. Let’s hope the same holds true for this neo-quasi-fascism that seems to be sweeping the world.
Hmm is that a case of joga pedra a Geni?
Sadly, Brazil was never going to go communist in 1964 but the American shareholders of iron mines in MG didn’t need to know that.
At the risk of thread cross pollination. The Australian Federal Govt has just appointed Jason Wood, fat copper, dyed in the wool racist and general fuck-stick, leader of the charge against African-Australians as.... wait for it...... Minister for Multicultural Affairs. Australians do irony.