Too often, when we visit developing countries, we think more about what we could do to help rather than what we could learn from them. The Western world could learn a great deal from the efficiency of countries with limited resources and this is something I've been trying to think about a lot during my time here in Brazil.
I recently wrote about my personal experience of a nationwide protest in Brazil. But what of this movement for a new politics in Brazil? Will it succeed? Can the country drag itself out of its current political turmoil?
With yesterday’s protests in Brazil, the media delighted in drawing attention to the few pockets of violence. What they neglected to report on was how much positive energy filled the demonstrations across the rest of country