The Flag

by Richard Brookhiser

The Brazilian flag is one of the loveliest in the world: a yellow diamond on a green field, with a starry blue globe of the night sky in the middle. But it also bears a motto, which invites discussion: Ordem e Progresso (order and progress). But suppose you want anarchy and stasis? Or, to be fusionist, liberty and tradition?

The Corner

The one and only.