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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Seeing horizons in the clotheslines

The political tools at this level are the following: popular education aimed at intercultural, eco-socialist democracy, personal and collective example as life testimony, and new forms of organization

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Immanuel Wallerstein: In Memoriam

The best way to honor Immanuel Wallerstein’s memory is to carry on with our work bearing in mind the enthusiasm, the professionalism, and the brilliant manner in which he managed to combine scientific objectivity and commitment to the damned of the earth

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Portugal as a strategic target of the far right

The main goal is to destroy the European Union and send Europe back to being a continent of rival states, where nationalisms will be free to flourish and social and racial exclusion will lend themselves more easily to political manipulation

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: What now, Brazil?

The Brazilian government has slipped into the abyss of absurdity, into an absolute trivialization of abuse and aggression, into a gross violation of the most basic rules of democratic coexistence

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: The Age of Pardon or the Age of Aggression?

Throughout the 20th century there were frequent apologies and claims for reparations for the atrocities committed in the context of the relations between peoples and countries

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: The New Cold War and Venezuela

Why are the US and its European acolytes embarking on an aggressive and maximalist stance that makes any negotiated solution outright impossible?

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Brazil in danger: three time bombs

The institutional coup that was set in motion with President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment and led to the unjust imprisonment of former President Lula da Silva is all but complete

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: The Open Veins of Nicaragua

Neoliberalism cannot survive except through authoritarianism and repression

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: A time of chaos

The war in Syria is part of a much broader geopolitical game, whose future looks very uncertain

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Condemned by the courts, absolved by history

The Lula da Silva case blatantly shows that something is rotten in the Brazilian judicial system

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