LATEST NEWS

CULTURE

,

In 1947, the Brazilian artist Candido Portinari gave a talk at the Centro de Estudiantes de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires called ‘The social meaning …

,

In The 1970’s, while the military dictatorship was crumbling and before the economic crisis of the 1980’s kicked in, Brasil had a happy interlude; …

,

This week the São Paulo Bienal Pavilion opens its doors to another edition of one of the largest art exhibitions in the country, and …

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

,

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 …

,

On June 6, the São Paulo Mayor’s Office announced that it hired a group of homeless people for one year to conduct qualitative research …

,

Last Sunday’s (4 September) protest in favour of Diretas Ja! (general elections now) went better than expected with around 100,000 on the streets, before …

POLITICS

,

Dilma Rousseff won in the closest and most turbulent Presidential Election since 1989 because the people get to vote, not the markets. The majority …

,

On 22nd November 1988, United States Secretary of State, George Shultz met with his Deputy John Cunningham Whitehead, Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and …

,

The Brazilian organized or “popular” left is made up of labour unions, poor people’s social  movements, women’s and Afro-Brasilian movements, religious base organizations and …