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Mocidade 1990 – Vira Virou, a Mocidade Chegou

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An Enthralling Show of Afro-Atlantic History Illuminates Brazil — Repeating Islands

“Afro-Atlantic Histories (Histórias Afro-Atlânticas)” is on view at the São Paulo Museum of Art and the Tomie Ohtake Institute through October 21. Writes, “Afro-Brazilian material dominates [. . .]. And it’s generously interspersed with work, old and new, from other … Continue reading

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Mocidade’s caixa pattern

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I Just Visited Lula, the World’s Most Prominent Political Prisoner. A “Soft Coup” in Brazil’s Election Will Have Global Consequences.

As the fifth most populous country, what happens in Brazil matters. The current election reflects dynamics that are globally relevant and historically familiar. PRISONS ARE REMINISCENT of Tolstoy’s famous observation about unhappy families: Each “is unhappy in its own way,” though … Continue reading

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Braziliansplaining: Brazilian Far-Right Revision of Nazism — Red Trifecta

Over the past few years, it has become a trend in Brazil to assert that Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party were leftists. The idea is based on the simple—and quite literal—fact that the party’s full name translates as German … Continue reading

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Engineering secrets of carnival floats

[From the description] Rio de Janeiro – January 29th 2013 1. Wide shot City of Samba where carnival factories operate. 2. Wide two large grasshoppers on a float car. 3. One of the grasshoppers moves. 4. Man soldering in the … Continue reading

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 Brazil arrests hundreds for violence against women – DW

More than 1,000 people were arrested across Brazil on Friday in a major police operation that authorities said focused on murders and violence against women. About 6,600 police officers participated in “Operation Cronos” across 16 states, leading to the arrest … Continue reading

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The world’s most ambitious parenting program

Criança Feliz (Happy Child) is an ambitious new parent coaching program in Brazil. It teaches parents the importance of early childhood learning and development with the goal of fighting inequality. If it works, it might lift millions in Latin America’s … Continue reading

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Brazil: Well Educated, Elites Flee As Poor Bear The Brunt of Violence, Austerity — CHIMES MEDIA

Wealthy and educated Brazilians are fleeing Brazil as it becomes increasingly unsafe to live there. Severe economic problems are forcing the Government to adopt austerity measures. via Brazil: Well Educated, Elites Flee As Poor Bear The Brunt of Violence, Austerity — … Continue reading

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