Tag: Brazil

Fighting for the World-Forest: Left movements and deforestation in South America

The best hope for the Amazon is that Lula’s return and the strengthening of the environment ministry will hinder the destructive powers of other branches of the Brazilian state.

Neo-fascism and the Culture of Silence

A culture of silence provides us with an important insight into the nature of hegemony: control over the population is best maintained through complicity in one’s own oppression.

The Brazilian Crisis: The Conflict of Past and Future in Brazil’s Current Crisis

31 May 2016

As our popular political saying teaches us, ‘in Brazil even the past is uncertain’. Fiction and reality, magical realism, political pain and social hope. I have no doubts that I have returned home.

Mapping the Political Terrain

George Aditjondro Post-Referendum Timor Loro Sa'e