They want to bring Dilma down through an impeachment trial decided by federal deputies. For us, as humanists, politicians don’t represent us. This form of impeachment in which the people don’t decide is an institutional coup d’état, one power (legislative) brings down another power (executive). For us, the main question… »
At first sight it would seem that there couldn’t be two countries more different than the third-generation dictatorship of North Korea and the 200-year old democracy of the United States of America. Instead of accepting the strong propaganda of both countries – state propaganda in the case of North Korea… »
Dilma Rousseff was re-elected as President in the most fiercely fought contest in Brazilian history. The President-elect who managed to unite the support of social movements, parties of the left, ex-militants, academics and celebrities, is the first woman to be elected to office until 2018. The election has divided the… »
My presentation is focused on Brazil, especially in the protests of June 2013. Millions of people took to the streets in hundreds of cities. It started with 20 cents. This was the amount of the increase in public transport fares for bus and metro in the city of São Paulo. »
Over the last two weeks millions of Brazilians have been protesting in the streets. Up to now, more than one hundred cities, from the north to the south of the country, in the capitals and in the interior are seeing protests in the streets, some with dozens of people and… »
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