Paulo Genovese

Paulo Genovese

Pressenza editor in Portuguese. Member of the Humanist Movement and the Centre of Studies of the Park of Study and Reflection, Caucaia, Brazil

19.04.2016

Only the people should be able to keep or bring down Dilma and other politicians elected in Brazil

Only the people should be able to keep or bring down Dilma and other politicians elected in Brazil

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… »

09.01.2016

USA and North Korea infected with the same disease

USA and North Korea infected with the same disease

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… »

27.10.2014

Dilma wins the most disputed elections in Brazil

Dilma wins the most disputed elections in Brazil

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… »

21.07.2014

Paulo Genovese’s presentation at the Pressenza Workshop of the Global Media Forum

Paulo Genovese’s presentation at the Pressenza Workshop of the Global Media Forum

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. »

26.06.2013

Shock and hope: Millions of young people protesting on the streets of Brazil

Shock and hope: Millions of young people protesting on the streets of Brazil

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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