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This srminia not a short-term project. My main thesis for why it changed is because money appeared. The municipalities had conferences where delegates were elected to represent them at the state conferences. In addition to participatory budgeting, we created a housing policy that generated a lot of positive results based on technical support from architects, engineers and social workers, so that the social movements could build their own houses.
So we entered the 21 er,inia Century with the new concept that the Federal Government had resources and was going to invest in cities. We also started a very important strategy of urbanization in precarious areas and favelas. What is happening is injustice and political persecution.
This msricato what I show in my last two books. I say this especially about the black population, which is very, very, very discriminated against in Brazil, and especially about women heads of households.
You are in a coalition and sometimes you have disputes within the same party. Because this marvelous Ministry of the Cities team convinced the IMF that the application of funds for sanitation is not an expenditure, as the IMF accounting section treated it at the time, but an investment. You were the Executive Secretary of the Ministry of the Cities during this period. Together, they are behaving like a political party that defends the interests of the upper middle class.
Brasil WireDecember 13, The big businesses in Brazil have been corrupt since the days of the Military Dictatorship.
If we could free ourselves from illegal campaign financing, it would be a revolution in Brazil.
Urban Reformer: An interview with Erminia Maricato | Brasil Wire
It has a future. When the resources began to arrive, our virtuous, participatory project lost space. This is the national bourgeoisie that suffered setbacks and started to either disappear or internationalize during the Collor and Fernando Henrique Cardoso administrations. We had interesting dialogues about this with the Brazilian business community, both before and during the coalition politics era of Lulismo but this has now disappeared.
At the height of our urban reform movement we fought for and built a new federal constitution that is very democratic. New Attacks on Birthright Citizenship: The homicide rate is going up. Lava Jato could change Brazil and it would be very important if it did. But now we can all see that corruption was used as an excuse to hold a coup.
We have a conservative judiciary which treats part of the city as illegal and this is where the poor people live.
Overcoming Deep Inequality in Brazilian Cities: An Interview with Erminia Maricato
We have a very unequal society in Brazil and we have very high segregation levels in our cities. Rrminia fought for and built a legal framework that was absolutely new, through measures like the Statute of the City, new sanitation and urban mobility legislation and the Statute of mariacto Metropolis. If we consider that we have suffered from a process of deindustrialization for the last 30 years I think that he could have a point but do not agree with this posture of non-confrontation.
These protests were billed by their coordinators as warmups for a national strike that will begin on April What is happening is injustice and political persecution.
When you compare the elite part of the city to the part where the workers live you see that the workers are mainly black, have low income levels, low education levels and suffer from high crime, much higher levels of mosquito borne illnesses and much lower life expectancy. I want to work on a program for Brazilian society so that we can overcome this very deep and cruel inequality. Lula maintained an rrminia posture between financial sector interests, the traditional interests of the large land owners and the interests of the working class.
But his participatory master development plan was interesting, especially because it enabled the return of the municipal rural zone and provided great innovation through its food security and nutritional policy. You cannot have justice with persecution against one predetermined ermihia party.
Urban Reformer: An interview with Erminia Maricato
Trata-se de um time de craques. I say this especially about the black population, which is very, very, very discriminated against in Brazil, and especially about women heads of households. We have a very unequal society in Brazil and we have very high segregation levels in our cities. When we discussed sanitation there were people inside the government arguing in favor amricato privatization, which we opposed.
Some disputes are out of vanity or egos and some disputes are political. She was active in helping create and ratify the landmark Statute of the City inwhich creates guidelines for adherence to constitutional articles and and mandates that every city with a population over 20, has to facilitate a regular participatory development plan with full budget transparency.
It was clear that the cycle of democratic urban policy with direct democracy and an inversion of priorities which started in the s was ending. This is clear in the accusations coming out from the Lava Jato investigation, which affect every major political party. It has a future. He caused a huge increase in the number of working class and poor students in the university system through the PROUNI program.
The National Cities Conference was a huge national meeting that originated in the municipalities.