Index

Brazil's Lula:  The Most Popular Politician on Earth

by Ted Goertzel

Note: This index follows the Brazilian convention of alphabetizing individuals by their first name or nickname.

Abílio Diniz, 110

Abortion issue, 181, 183

Advisory councils, 95–98

Aécio Neves, 119, 165

Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud, 111

AIDS, 102

Akbar Ganji, 112

Alberto Amadei, 69

Aloizio Mercadante, 35, 122, 181

Anthony Garotinho, 117, 119

Antônio Palocci, 43, 50, 166, 173

Aristides da Silva (Lula’s father), 5–8

Arlindo Chingalia, 114

Barack Obama, 114, 205

Benedita da Silva, 54

Bernardo Sorj, 187

Bill Clinton, 205

Blairo Maggi, 92, 93

Bolivia, 104

Carlos Cachoeira, 54

Carlos Minc, 91, 94

Celso Amorim, 105, 107, 110

César Benjamin, 50

Cesar Sanson, 209

Charles Burke Elbrick, 31

Chico Buarque, 129

Chile, 106

China, 142

Colombia, 106

Corruption, 53–67, 121–23, 127, 129, 173, 206–9

Council on Foreign Relations, 101

Cristovam Buarque, 28, 119, 124, 210

Cuba, 109

Denise Paraná, 1, 2

Dilma Rousseff, 3, 88, 193, 210, 211

corruption allegations, 173, 184

political campaign, 165–89

Dorothy Stang, 90

Drew Westen, 129

Duda Mendonça, 33, 36, 128, 175

Economic policy, 40–41, 133–49

Eiiti Sato, 115

Environmental issues, 88–94

Erdogan, Recep Tayyip, 113

Erenice Guerra, 179

Ernesto Geisel, 196

Ethanol, 106

Evo Morales, 2, 104, 106, 151, 203

Family allowances, 78–80

Fernando Collor, 53, 125, 193, 210

Fernando de la Rúa, 41

Fernando Gabeira, 89, 93, 181

Fernando Henrique Cardoso, 2, 23, 25, 28, 34, 50, 121, 129, 136, 153, 186, 191, 193, 196, 197, 199, 202, 209

Fernando J. Cardin de Carvalho, 201

Fernando Mitre, 48

Ferreira Gullar, 153

Fidel Castro, 106

Foreign policy, 99–116

Francisco de Oliveira, 40, 153

Free Trade Area of the Americas, 100, 103

Frei Betto, 1, 8, 72, 74, 76

Frei Chico (Lula’s brother), 15, 18, 19, 153

Freud Godoy, 123

George W. Bush, 104, 106

Geraldo Alckmin, 117–32, 181

Getúlio Vargas, 195, 198, 209

Gilberto Gil, 170

Giselle Bündchen, 73

Gordon Brown, 146

Guido Mantega, 35, 136

Haiti, 102

Helena, 120, 124, 125

Hélio Bicudo, 186

Heloísa Helena, 49, 119, 123

Henrique Meirelles, 42

Honduras, 107

Hugo Chávez, 2, 106, 151, 163, 165, 203

Inflation, 25–28, 138

Iran, 112

Iraq, 104

Israel, 108–9

Itamar Franco, 25, 193, 196, 198

Ivo Poletto, 74

James Carville, 148

Jânio Quadros, 23

João Goulart, 23

João Pedro Stédile, 87, 136

João Roberto Rodrigues, 88

João Siscu, 49

José Dirceu, 31, 44, 53, 166

José Eduardo Dutra, 173

José Genoino, 30, 35, 41, 139

José Graziano, 72, 73, 76, 77, 82

José Padilha, 186

José Serra, 117, 118, 122, 137, 165

political campaign, 165–89

Josias de Souza, 129

Juscelino Kubitschek, 193, 196, 205, 209

Labor movement, 12–13, 19

Land reform, 81–88

Landless farmer’s movement, 81–88, 136

Leandro Konder, 153

Leonardo Boff, 185

Letter to the Brazilian People, 41

Lindu da Silva (Lula’s mother), 6, 5–8, 8, 11

Luciana Genro, 49

Luís Fara Monteiro, 90

Luiz Fernando Figueiredo, 137

Luiz Gushiken, 36

Lula da Silva

adolescence, 11–13

childhood, 5–8, 9

children, 14

corruption allegations, 53–67

economic policies, 51, 133–49, 151–58, 158–61

election campaigns, 83

inauguration, 1, 23, 40

labor activism, 13, 19

leadership style, 3, 5, 191, 198

legacy, 212

loss of finger, 12

political campaigns, 25, 28, 32–38, 86, 117–32, 165–89

political philosophy, 80, 158, 161

relationship with his mother, 206

religious beliefs, 8, 205

sexual initiation, 11

social policies, 193–95

Lurdes da Silva (Lula’s first wife), 13

Luriam Cordeiro (Lula’s daughter), 14

Magalhães Texeira, 79

Mailson da Nóbrega, 137

Manuel Zelaya, 107

Marcos Azambuja, 107

Maria Fernanda Delmas, 148

Marilena Chaui, 49

Marina Silva, 88–94, 170, 181, 185, 187, 210

Mário Covas, 118

Marisa da Silva (Lula’s second wife), 14, 15

Marta Harnecker, 151

Marta Suplicy, 122, 130

Mexico, 103, 106

Michelle Bachelet, 151

Microcredit, 158

Military government, 17, 19–20, 23

Miriam Cordeiro (Lula’s girlfriend), 14

Moisés Naím, 109

Movimento sem terra. See Landless farmer’s movement

Mozambique, 102

Namibia, 102

National self-esteem, 99–116, 212

Neoliberalism, 50, 49–51, 132, 139

Néstor Kirchner, 151

Oded Grajew, 72

Orestes Quércia, 17

Orlando Zapata Tamayo, 109

Palestinians, 108–9

Participatory budgeting, 95–98

Patrus Ananias de Sousa, 76

Paul Singer, 32

Plínio Arruda Sampaio, 170

Political parties, 2, 17, 21, 20–21, 26, 46, 94, 95, 119, 120, 171, 181, 210, 211

Political prisoners, 111

Race differences, 131

Rafael Correa, 106

Raimundo Colombo, 181

Roberto Medina, 144

Roberto Micheletti, 107

Rosalba Ciarlini, 181

São Tomé and Príncipe, 102

Sean Burgess, 101

Social security reform, 47

Socialism, 17, 28–32, 151–58, 158–61, 162

South Africa, 102

Souza Martins, 82

Tarso Genro, 166

Tax reform, 49

Trevisan Vedoin, 122

Uruguay, 106

Vote buying scandal, 62

Waldomiro Diniz, 54

Workers’ Party, 2, 17, 21, 32, 35, 41, 43, 45, 49, 69, 95–98, 99

World Bank, 78, 80

World Economic Forum, 99, 106

World Social Forum, 99, 106

World Trade Organization, 102, 103

Zander Navarro, 84

Zeca do PT (José Orcírio Miranda dos Santos), 35

Zero hunger campaign, 39, 69–78