Cost of everything

3 August 2017 By Martin Langfield

Lawmakers voted to shield President Michel Temer from criminal trial, at least for now. The calculus set immediate economic interests, which should benefit from the decision, against the longer-term merits of tackling political graft. Call it the net present value of shame.

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