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Seven Tiny Frog Species Are Discovered in Brazilian Forest

Seven new species of a highly miniaturized, brightly colored frog genus known as Brachycephalus have been   [ continue reading...]



The mythology of racial democracy in Brazil

Brazil’s government has taken important steps to combat racial inequalities over the past two decades. Afro-Brazilian populations nevertheless remain socially...   [ continue reading...]



The Strength and Fragility of the Brazilian Economy

Analyzing the Brazilian economy is a difficult and complex task; the current indicators register results ranging from excellent to mediocre and worrisome, depen...   [ continue reading...]



World Refugee Day: Fleeing climate change

When we consider how long people have been run out of their homes due to extreme weather brought about by climate change, it really took too long for the term "...   [ continue reading...]



Why Tribal Peoples Are the Best Conservationists

Awá man making arrows, Brazil. The Awá have an intimate knowledge of their rainforest and are extremely skilled hunters. (Photo: Survival International) Awá...   [ continue reading...]



The World's Highest (and Lowest) Cocaine Prices

Where do you think Sydney, Australia lands? Cocaine remains the world's priciest party drug, according to the just-released 2015 Global Drug Survey, b...   [ continue reading...]



Monsanto Herbicide Faces Global Fallout After World Health Organization Labels It a Probable Carcinogen

The fight against glyphosate is gaining momentum, and where governments are not stepping up to enforce bans, citizens and private companies are taking it upon t...   [ continue reading...]



9 Things Guys Get Wrong in Their Online Dating Messages

These are big don'ts. OKCupid's data shows that men receive replies to about 20-50% of their online dating messages, depending on their attracti...   [ continue reading...]



Did Jeb Bush Help a Miami Hustler Defraud His Shareholders?

He was a marketing consultant for a Fla. company while it was the subject of a criminal investigation. The collapse of InnoVida Holdings LLC in 2011 d...   [ continue reading...]



Mexico's Supreme Court Tentatively Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Mexico's Supreme Court (Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación; SCJN) effectively legalized same-sex marriage when it declared this month that the laws of any...   [ continue reading...]



Qatar’s World Cup Preparations Could Kill as Many as 4,000 Migrant Workers

Workers at a construction site for the 2022 World Cup, in Doha, Qatar, Monday, May 4, 2015  (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo) While FIFA contin...   [ continue reading...]



Here’s How Bernie Sanders Could Win: The One Issue Where Hillary’s Vulnerable -- And Where the Tea Party Might Be Right

Some say the reason our politicians talk less about corruption is that we have less of it, but this isn't true. After one of many trips to sub-Saharan...   [ continue reading...]



Race, ethnicity and belonging

Race is, ironically, an often-overlooked aspect of the modern slavery debate. BTS editors look critically at the field and introduce their next issue....   [ continue reading...]



Traffic, Brazilian Sports Company, at Center of World Cup Football Scandal

Traffic International, a Brazilian sports media company, has been named as the source of at least $60 million in bribes paid to F   [ continue reading...]



Race, caste and gender in France

Criminalizing Islam in the name of feminism is fundamentally paradoxical: Anti-racism and anti-sexism must work together.    The sub...   [ continue reading...]



Anti-Israel Blacklist or Human Rights Protest?: How the media misreported a teacher union’s request in Brazil

A story reported last week by Inside Higher Education read like a McCarthyist nightmare: A Brazilian university administrator urgently requested “names of Is...   [ continue reading...]



Bronx Theater Uses Avant-Garde Approach to Teach Everyday Activism

A recent study revealed that nearly half of people between the ages of 13 and 22 have experienced online harassment. Of those surveyed, one-third did...   [ continue reading...]



5 Amazing Examples of Public Sex Gone Wrong (Or Right)

You never know who’s watching. It might sound strange to say that having sex is like putting on a show. But there are elements of theater involved. We pla...   [ continue reading...]



How loggers are destroying the Amazon — and getting away with it

The Amazon rainforest is the largest on earth. Its biodiversity is unparalleled, it is crucial to the stability of the global climate, and it is home to many in...   [ continue reading...]



Brazil: Reject Move to Try Children as Adults

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Brazilian Congress should vote down a proposed Constitutional amendment that would...   [ continue reading...]

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