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Superpower player

— Brazil


Brazil may be the land of soccer and samba, but its status as a superpower is also fast moving beyond the realms of hypothesis into concrete reality. So will global politics soon be moving to a Latin rhythm?

Brazil, Emerging markets, market, rising, superpower

It’s 2025 and Brazil is celebrating becoming the world’s fifth biggest economy. Meanwhile, somewhere off the coast its new nuclear submarine moves silently through the Atlantic waters. At the UN, the country’s president declares it the era of Brazilian power and thanks the General Assembly for agreeing to hold future meetings in Portuguese and for agreeing to move half of the UN’s functions to Brasília. The nation’s troops, working alongside those from Turkey and Indonesia, patrol war-ravaged streets and keep the peace across Asia and Africa. And…


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