Tag Archives: Brazilian social change

The sixties are coming to Brazil

This is off-topic, but readers may be curious to read a translation of today’s essay by your blogger in the online version of Época magazine, in Ruth de Aquino’s blog. The original is here, with a great photo by Margaret … Continue reading

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Rio’s toughest moment since 2008: are we shedding our skin?

A rich exchange, as the crime rate heads north and the Brazilian army arrives to occupy favelas, just weeks before the World Cup “How do we dialogue with a cynic?” two young people asked during a Rio de Encontros gathering this … Continue reading

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