PV (Green Party) presidential candidate Eduardo Jorge has for some been the highlight of this Presidential Campaign, with his intellect & consistency during televised debates impressing many across the political spectrum. Eventually polling around 0.7% in the first round, he opted to support Aecio Neves in the second, to the disappointment to some of his supporters […]
Emir Sader: For Edward Said, the Orient exists only in the imagination of Westerners. It was created to represent the “other” in the polarisation between “civilization” (themselves, naturally) and “barbarism” (everyone else). Today, more than ever, they have a similar impression with respect to us: it’s as if the Europeans had invented a Latin America […]
The World Cup is long over but this excellent documentary by Al-Jazeera English sheds some rare light upon the complexities of Brasil’s politics & economy.