My mornings walking to uni often involve some savouring the beauties of Sydney, like the amazing jacaranda trees. But not only that, I often also use my 40 minutes walking … Continue Reading Talking to strangers
Eu caminho uns 40 minutos para a universidade, além de apreciar aa belezas de Sydney, como os jacarandás dessa época, também ouço podcasts de vez em quando. O de hoje … Continue Reading A arte da ‘cara de pau’
Monday, August 26th. The body of a woman who was missing since last Friday was finally found this afternoon. It is on the news everywhere. The disappearance of Letícia Sousa, … Continue Reading Stop killing us!
So, here I come Brasil. First time in a little over two years. 34 hours trip, a lot to bring back in memories and luggage. A lot to absorve. A … Continue Reading Brasil 1 – first impressions
Tanto se fala em saúde mental, que a cada dia mais estão lidando com doenças mentais, mas como podemos ajudar as pessoas ao nosso redor? Há alguns meses eu tive … Continue Reading Vamos falar de saúde mental?
Eu estava escrevendo A luta corporal em São Luís do Maranhão e houve lá um conflito político, onde mataram um operário e eu vi, na praça. Eu era locutor da … Continue Reading Não é política…
Want a doctorate. Why? Not really sure. I have always held this as a goal. Why? I want to be able to be an effective educational leader. Ok. So what … Continue Reading Not yet…
Last week we had our Higher Degree Research Conference, a place for researchers in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UTS to show their work and connect with colleagues. … Continue Reading Connecting dots… and people
Produção e edição: Dairan Paul e Juliana Freire O Observatório de Ética Jornalística inicia mais uma série de entrevistas com pesquisadores para discutir questões contemporâneas do jornalismo e suas implicações…
After all, no one can dispute that in the 20th century more advances were made in technology than in all the previous centuries put together. How, then, can we account for the fact that more people were slaughtered in the 20th century, including as many as ten million children, by wars and mayhem than in all the previous centuries? How can we account for the fact that the three most influential ideologies of the 20th century were Nazism, Fascism, and Communism, each of which reduced the significance of the human spirit so that people fled from them whenever they could? Is it not possible that behind the noon-day brightness of technological ingenuity there lurks something dark and sinister, something that casts a terrible shadow over the better angels of our nature?
Falas muito de Marx,
de divisão de tarefas,
de trabalho de base,
mas quando te levantas
nem a cama fazes...
You talk a lot about Marx,
About the division of labor
About grass-roots organizing
But when you get up
You don't even make the bed.
Leila Miccolis cited in: Contracultura : alternative arts and social transformation in authoritarian Brazil. Christopher Dunn, 2016.
Conditioned by the experience of oppressing others, any situation other than their former seems to them like oppression. Formerly, they could eat, dress, wear shoes, be educated, travel, and hear … Continue Reading