23 Sep 2014

Atuais obstáculos para a superação da opressão (Texto também disponível para download) Preâmbulo Variedades do feminismo e a essência da luta contra o patriarcado A redução da luta a questões de identidade e a armadilha do protagonismo liberal Quem é o sujeito do feminismo? Estratégias práticas multifuncionais: cura, conscientização, e solidariedade Conclusão: restaurando o humanismo […]

Feminism • Português • Theory • Uncategorized Comments Off on Feminismo, solidariedade e revolução

The general commentary regarding Brazilian politics is that the “politicians are all the same” or “there is no political alternative” and that even the good ones get corrupted once they reach power. It is no wonder then, that the massive protests of June 2013 throughout Brazil, which were filled with diffuse voices and eclipsed by […]

Brazilian politics • English • Uncategorized Comments Off on Radical Left Praxis in an Election Year: Lessons for Brazil

Many labour unions are either in the process of negotiating with their respective employers (mostly municipal, state, or federal governments) in Brazil, while others are actively on strike. These include federal workers from the government bureaucracy, school teachers, city staff, and university staff and faculty. In this piece, I would like to highlight how unions […]

Brazilian politics • English • Uncategorized Comments Off on Brazil on Strike: Class Struggle in the Wake of the World Cup

If 2013 put popular protests back into the historical map of Brazil, 2014 is certainly prone to be even more essential for asserting the lasting power of contestation by the radical Left. It was already a special year because of major elections for legislative and executive positions, including the presidential office, and due to the […]

Brazilian politics • English • Uncategorized Comments Off on Brazil and Coercion: One Step Further Into the Criminalization of the Radical Left