Esse artigo foi publicado em português na revista Época
The email came from a friend, a well-known American journalist:
“What’s happening to Brazil? Is this the apocalypse? Can you elucidate and explain in two sentences?”
I stared dumbly at my computer. Two pages: Tudo bem. But two sentences? I was reminded of the old quote, sometimes attributed to the 17th century French philosopher Blaise Pascal: “If I’d had more time, I would have written a shorter...