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CULTURE

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By Andrew Cumming. Rio has Baile funk, Salvador has Axé, Belem and the Amazon have Brega, but what does the vast interior of Brazil …

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Brasil’s Education crisis is not a crisis, it is a project. – Darcy Ribeiro. Across the political spectrum Brazilians will tell you that the …

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Chances are you have passed by one of Eduardo Kobra’s street art murals. His kaleidoscope style images have transformed city walls and sidewalks across …

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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On the day of former President Lula’s appeal hearing, which upheld a sentence that is widely considered to be politically motivated, leaders Gilmar Mouro of the MST …

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By Joana Tavares / Brasil de Fato. May 18, 2017. Joao Pedro Stedile, leader of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) and of the …

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March 15th 2017 saw the biggest demonstrations yet against the Post-Coup Government of Michel Temer. Called a “Day of Paralysation & Mobilisation”, a rare …

POLITICS

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When, in one of its first foreign policy positions, the Brazilian government – charged, together with the US, with concluding the negotiations for the …

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“The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for …

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In 2001 when Brazilian democracy proved strong enough to bring ex-metalworker and union head Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to the Presidency the country became an …