Topic: Brazil

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Brazilian music legend, dozens of artists join Israel boycott

Ali AbunimahIssue 1182May 24, 2018international solidarityPalestinemusicIsraelGilberto Gil.Palestinians are hailing the decision by Brazilian music legend...   [ continue reading...]

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The Wholesale Attack on Brazilian Sovereignty: An Interview With Former Foreign Minister Celso Amorim

One of the world's most respected South American diplomats talks about U.S. involvement in his country's democratic crisis.   [ continue reading...]

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A Natural Climate Change Adaptation Laboratory in Brazil

The small pulp mill that uses native fruits that were previously discarded is a synthesis of the multiple objectives of the Adapta Sertão project, a prog...   [ continue reading...]

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Witness: Leonardo’s Biggest Wish – to Live at Home

At age 25, Leonardo Barcellos de Albuquerque is finally where he wants to be – at home, living with his mother in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is creat...   [ continue reading...]

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Brazil: People With Disabilities Confined in Terrible Conditions

Thousands of children and adults with disabilities in Brazil are needlessly confined to institutions, where they may face neglect an...   [ continue reading...]

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Canada’s Indifference to Brazilian Democracy

New revelations about Brazilian military violence offer an opportunity to reflect on Canadian support for that country’s 1964 coup and how Ottawa’s...   [ continue reading...]

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Steven Pinker’s ideas are fatally flawed. These eight graphs show why.

It’s time to reclaim the mantle of “Progress” for progressives. Steven Pinker...   [ continue reading...]

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Rio de Janeiro's militia on the rise (again)

Initially, the militias secured territory, guaranteed law and order, and achieved some legitimacy. But they have b...   [ continue reading...]

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Crece (otra vez) la milicia en Rio de Janeiro

Inicialmente, las milicias aseguraron territorio, garantizaron la ley y el orden, y lograron cierta legitimidad.&n...   [ continue reading...]

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Democratic Operatives Are Working to Elect More Black Candidates in Congressional and Governor Races

The party has long struggled to racially diversify its elected officials. Though the Democratic Party is considerably more inclusive and diverse...   [ continue reading...]

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Who benefits from sensationalised media coverage of abortion? Hint: not women, whose lives are at stake

Media outlets too often cover abortion-related news in inaccurate and derogatory ways. Activists and progressive j...   [ continue reading...]

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Why misunderstanding identity politics undermines the goals of a just society

'Ideal citizens' should not be defined by a white patriarchal system. The crisis of id...   [ continue reading...]

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Women, political power and gender equality law in Paraguay

Latin America has once again become void of female presidents and only 13.4% of local posts were occupied by...   [ continue reading...]

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Paraguay’s indigenous peoples set their sights on Congress

Paraguay is in breach of domestic and international law – and lags behind its neighbours – in guarante...   [ continue reading...]

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South America: Israel’s massacre in Gaza denounced, support for BDS grows

Federico FuentesIssue 1181May 17, 2018Great March of ReturnArgentinaBoliviaChileVenezuelaProtesters hold up a banner that reads 'the bullets that kill Pale...   [ continue reading...]

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The bewildered progressive camp in Latin America and Europe

Something unites Latin American and European progressives: the struggle for survival and the need for broad, bold...   [ continue reading...]

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Brazil: Lula’s persecution is a danger to democracy

Patrick FoleyIssue 1181May 17, 2018political prisoners#FreeLulaBrazilFormer Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is carried by supporters in front...   [ continue reading...]

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Interview with Rosaly Lopes, a Brazilian NASA astronomer and the first woman to edit the journal founded by Carl Sagan

Her great inspiration? Francis Northcutt, the astronomer who, in 1970, helped to calculate the return route of Apollo 13.   [ continue reading...]

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Headlines for May 14, 2018

Israeli Soldiers Kill Dozens of Palestinians as U.S. Opens Embassy in Jerusalem, Trump Admin Threatens to Sanction European Firms Doing Business with Iran, In R...   [ continue reading...]

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Russia: Repression, Discrimination Ahead of World Cup

Expand The Russian and Brazilian football teams play a pre-World Cup international friendly...   [ continue reading...]

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