CULTURE

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On January 6, 2017, the traditional Folia dos Reis festival was declared historic cultural patrimony by the Minas Gerais state government. According to their …

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Lina Bo Bardi is revered in Brasil as one of the country’s greatest architects and December sees the 100th anniversary of her birth. Her …

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A Brazilian proverb states, “Those who leave will take longing on their journeys.” However, translating saudade with “longing” doesn’t do the term justice. Olaf …

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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Frei Betto, 70,  a Dominican Friar and author of 52 books, is one of the central figures in the Brazilian liberation theology movement. Tortured …

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Não vai ter golpe! (You won’t have a Coup!). Brasil’s ‘Silent Left’ did indeed show themselves, across 25 cities. Did the international media show …

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On Friday, June 10th, hundreds of thousands of Brazilians came to the streets in dozens of cities in 17 states across the country to …

POLITICS

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Every so often, the bourgeois political system runs into crisis. The machinery of the state jams; the veils of consent are torn asunder and …

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That Brasil is currently involved in one of its most profound political and economic crises in recent history is no news to anyone paying …

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The partnership between Brasil Wire and LeMonde Diplomatique Brasil continues with our second shared article, by Dr. Marcio Pochmann, one of Brasil’s most important …

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