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CULTURE

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My own introduction to São Paulo was in September 2004 – a brisk early-morning taxi ride into a city that I didn’t yet know would become my home. …

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On 30th October 2017, there was a new escalation in a cultural conflict which is slowly cauldronizing Brazilian society. Veteran singer songwriter, Caetano Veloso, legend of …

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Bruno Verner is a musician, poet & independent curator best known for his work with Brazilian tropical punk funk art duo Tetine which he formed with Eliete Mejorado in …

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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Back in October 2014,  a thirty-something, upper-middle class couple carry a large red flag towards a demonstration a few kilometres away, having walked the length of São …

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Translated and edited for readability by Brian Mier On January 24, 2018, after three conservative judges rejected ex-president Lula’s appeal against charges that he …

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The State Government of São Paulo’s planned closure of almost 100 schools provoked a campaign of resistance from pupils in the form of occupations …

POLITICS

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For those outside Brazil, it went probably unnoticed the flood of messages on Twitter last Sunday night with the hashtag #vaiadilma (Boo Dilma in …

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Despite 2014 being the hottest year on record, and rainfall in South Eastern Brasil drastically lower than average, the current water crisis is rooted …

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The US will become as unequal as Brasil. And that bothers both societies. As we watched President Obama’s second inauguration 2013 it was hard …