By Peter Spink (Center for Studies in Public Management and Government and the Getuilio Vargas Foundation School of Business Administration).

When a coalition of civil society organizations began to pry into the finances of Brazil’s powerful national development bank, it challenged the status quo and advanced the call for a more transparent, balanced, and democratic economic policy.

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