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Entries by Eric Ehrmann from 05/2012

High Flying Apple Hits Turbulence In Brazil, Foxconn's Gou Calls Workers 'Animals'

| Posted 05.02.2012 | World

Foxconn seeking low wage targets of opportunity actually disrupts Brazil's quest to create high value jobs that promote income distribution and build a stronger, more inclusive society.

Silver Spoon Socialists Flex Muscles In Brazil

| Posted 05.11.2012 | World

The Communist Party of Brazil was given the political plum of running the ministry of sports by president Dilma as a reward for staying inside her Worker's Party coalition government during her dramatic move to the political center.

Brazil Amps Up Human Rights as Spike Joints in to Chill Favela Fever

| Posted 05.22.2012 | World

Brazil's human rights conundrum is likely to continue with Dilma's recent approval of closer military, intelligence and security cooperation with Washington, ostensibly linked to the World Cup and the Rio Olympics.

From Beatnik to Tweetnik: Brazilian Filmster Gins Up Kerouac's Fifities Favela

| Posted 05.31.2012 | Huffington Post

On The Road, the Kerouac movie property that languished under the control of Hollywood legend Francis Ford Coppola for three decades finally broke out of development hell and laid an egg in Cannes.