SOURCE: Hollywood Progressive
by Walter G. Moss
The true story depicted in the Oscar-nominated film shows the necessity of persistence and the power of hope.
SOURCE: The Baffler
by Nara Roberta Silva
The recently departed president is only the latest, and probably not the last, avatar of antidemocratic impulses in Brazilian politics, generally reflected by the elite recruiting the anxieties of the middle class to thwart broader social rights for the nation's poor.
SOURCE: Spectre Journal
by Sean Purdy
Entrenched support for Bolsonaro in Brazil's police, military, and institutions mean that the left will need to sustain grassroots mobilization to prevent the right from sweeping back into power.
SOURCE: Washington Post
More Enslaved Africans Came to the Americas Through this Port than Anywhere Else. Why Have so Few Heard of It?
Despite its recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, efforts to publicly document the history of Rio's Valongo Wharf have run into opposition from the country's right-wing government and those who wish to diminish the significance of slavery in Brazil's history.
SOURCE: New York Times
"At 35, Mr. Boric will be the nation’s youngest leader and by far its most liberal since President Salvador Allende, who died by suicide during the 1973 military coup that ushered in a brutal 17-year dictatorship."
The discovery at Chan Chan is another important archaeological find in the UNESCO World Heritage site.
SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine
Genetic analysis of their modern descendants shows that people from the Pacific Islands and South America interacted long before Europeans arrived.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Jordan Brasher
How did an American debate about racism make its way to Brazil?
SOURCE: Archaeology News Network
Giant sloths, saber-toothed cats, oversize armadillos, and other large mammals once roamed the Americas -- and humans hunted them.
SOURCE: National Geographic
Human-sacrifice rituals at an ancient Moche temple in Peru likely featured the killing of war captives from distant valleys.
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