Much has been discussed about the recent wave of qualified migrants from Europe to Brazil, and how this is a solution for a hopeless generation in the Old continent. But what can their job-searching skills and aspirations bring back to the emerging country?
Social media have amplified the power of pictures, and with this the need to ponder the meaning of such pictures. Do they allow for deeper understanding, or rather mis-inform us? A voyage through Susan Sontag, the Gaza War and Facebook.
The ongoing trial of several high-ranking public officials in Brazil involved in the mensalão scandal – a widespread corruption scheme – has caught the attention of the Brazilian and international media. In particular, The Economist has covered this issue in pieces that provide a balanced background for the non-Brazilian reader, while […]