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Peter Rosenwald

A resident of São Paulo for almost 20 years, New Yorker Peter Rosenwald combines careers as a marketing executive and journalist. Senior dance and music critic for 'The Wall Street Journal' for 17 years, his writing has also appeared in 'New York Magazine', 'The Guardian' and many other publications. He is the author of 'Accountable Marketing'.

Opinion: Gringo view: the Holocaust shadow

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - How is it that this year, for the first time that I can remember, the annual international 'Holocaust and...

Gringo view: Data-Driven ‘Improvements’

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - We are on the precipice of a critical moment. Having done our best to bury the horrors of 2021, we...

Gringo view: Order and disorder

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) “There is no order which is complete and there is no conforming order worth mustering which does not...

Gringo view: Giving thanks

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) As my fellow Gringos sit comfortably around the table for the traditional family Thanksgiving dinner on November 25th;...

Gringo view: Have our moral compasses stopped working?

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Imagine a first-century mariner whose lodestone compass has ceased to function. He is suddenly dependent solely on the...

Gringo view: Nature is better

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Deliciously isolated in the mata, happily far away from Covid and Delta, Texas abortion battles, US and Brazilian...

Gringo view: Entering the Age of the New Inquisition

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) There appears to be a crack in the wall of the late 18th century Inquisition Palace in the...

Gringo view: What’s a restaurant, Daddy?

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) "What's a restaurant, Daddy?" How can we ignore that question from three-year-old Maria who spent the last 16...

Gringo view: Is democracy irreconcilably doomed, or does it just look that way?

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Why should we all be worrying so much about the imminent death of democracy? Perhaps, because it is...

Gringo view: Searching for a Lysistrata moment

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) It’s hard to ignore the most recent announcement from Toyota in the U.S.: ” At this time, we have...

Gringo View: “Bipartisanship crisis”

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) I can’t remember who first voiced this insight: ‘bipartisanship’ is not just about agreement among the political parties...

Gringo View: “We cannot stay silent”

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) If I were the admissions head of any great university, more than trying to attract high school football...

Gringo View: Our racial dilemma

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Two horrendous images will be forever imprinted on my mind. One is George Floyd’s body, dying under the...

Gringo View: Truth or Consequences

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Starting in the 1940s, "Truth or Consequences" was a popular American radio program that asked contestants questions and...

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