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The Modern Dignity of an Uncontacted Tribe

Kanishk Tharoor The Atlantic
The documentary Piripkura explores the resolve of indigenous people who persist in the forests of Brazil despite shifting circumstance.

Global Left Midweek - October 17, 2018

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Youth for Africa, MST Leader on Brazil Elections, Prashad on China, French Communists Debate, Movements Meet in Colombia, Indonesia Cops Bust Anti-World Bank Meeting

Who Supports Brazil's New Strongman?

Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Marcelo K. Silva Boston Review
While he is compared with Donald Trump, Bolsonaro goes much further, making him more analogous to a strongman such as the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte.

Friday Nite Videos | October 12, 2018

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Democalypse 2018 - Democrats Look for History-Making Victory in Georgia. I Shot the Sheriff | Playing For Change. Brazilian Elections. Is Ted Cruz "Tough As Texas"? Why Climate Change Is Making Hurricanes Worse.
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