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The Brookings Cafeteria

Aug 5, 2016

Harold Trinkunas, senior fellow and director of the Latin America Initiative at Brookings, and David Mares, guest scholar in the Latin America Initiative, discusses their new book Aspirational Power: Brazil’s Long Road to Global Influence. 

Also in this episode, Steve Hess recounts navigating a challenging request from President Nixon. Finally, Metropolitan Policy Program Fellow Adie Tomer narrates his path to public policy research on infrastructure. 

Aspirational Power: Brazil on the Long Road to Global Influence 

The 2016 Rio Olympics: Will Brazil’s emergence get a second wind?

Brazil and the international order: Getting back on track

Los Angeles will vote again whether to self-finance its infrastructure future

Thanks to audio producer Mark Hoelscher, plus thanks to Carisa Nietsche, Bill Finan, Vanessa Sauter, Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, and our intern Sara Abdel-Rahim.

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