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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Colonialism and the Epistemology of Ignorance: A Lesson from Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, the fixation on technology has reached new heights, leaving behind more than 200,000 dead and a plethora of experts on new destruction technologies

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: 15 Theses on the Party-Movement

In this moment of defensive struggles, it is important to defend representative liberal democracy to neutralize the fascists

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: On Israel’s Colonial Occupation of Palestine

The Final Solution Without End

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: The West must start treating vaccines as a global public good

As NGOs, UN agencies and the governments of less affluent states call for the suspension of patents, the stakes could not be higher

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Open letter to two young indigenous Ecuadorians

My wish is that you Ecuadorians, and the Ecuadorian youth in particular, will be the ones to decide the open issues with which you are faced and for which, in all truth, there are no straightforward solutions in sight

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: The Anti-System

Defending democracy against the far right involves many strategies, some short term, others medium term

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Europe in 2021

Portugal assumes the EU presidency at a crucial moment. Amid a fluid scenario and systemic risks, the way Europe emerges from the pandemic may be relevant in terms of rebalancing a disparate global agenda

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Trump won’t take cyanide

The US is as vulnerable to authoritarian adventures as any other country

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Fascism 2.0: An intensive course

Polarization against the 1 percent is purely rhetorical, its sole aim being to mask the real, democracy-vs-fascism 2.0 polarization, so that fascism may prevail democratically

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Negationism, gattopardism and transitionism

The new coronavirus pandemic has called into question many of the political certitudes that seemed to have been consolidated over the past forty years

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