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Portinari – A Portrait of Populism

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 of art.’ The environment was relaxed, with...

Blaming the Victim: Brazil’s Adolescent Mass Consumer Market

by Louis Smith Brazil’s internal consumer market is the frequent topic of a lot of hand-wringing and disdain from both the financial media and people living in the country. High costs, poor quality...

Latinamericanism

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...
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