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Brazil Takes the 2016 Olympic Leadership Stage
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Dr. Hernik Mann and Dr. Charlie Self discuss Brazil's politics, business, religion and sports as part of a new chessboard of geo-political realty that South America is ready to help lead the 21st Century beyond old polarizations, and that American leaders and business can learn from Brazil's leadership.
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Rio in 2016
Dr. Mann & Dr. Self converse on what it means for Rio to have these games, and Brazils relationship to the United States. They also discuss some of the things that make Brazil unique among the nations of South America.
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The People of Brazil
Dr. Mann & Dr. Self talk about wow the world has treated Brazil, and how the prestige of hosting the Olympics will change that. They also examine the ways Brazil is behind in the world, but also the many ways they are ahead.
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The Faith of Brazil
Dr. Mann & Dr. Self discuss the influence of Catholicism on Brazil, and how different impacts it has on various levels of society.
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The Dark Side of Sports
Dr. Mann & Dr. Self examine the challenges of hosting the games,versus the opportunity of having the games. They also discuss some of the negative connotations of sport, and if that may have an impact on the Olympic Games
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