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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: The Left and Catalonia

The day after the referendum, with no juridical effect and whatever the result, the Left would be in a privileged position to play a unique role in the ensuing political discussion

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: A Pledge of Solidarity

An Appeal for a Pledge of Solidarity with Brazilian University Professors and Researchers

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Venezuela can solve its own problems

The people could reach a democratic and non-violent solution if they were freed from US meddling

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: In defense of Venezuela

In order to understand why in all probability there will be no peaceful solution for the crisis in Venezuela we have to be aware of what is at stake in the global geostrategic scene.

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Horizons Needed

The world’s eight richest people own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population (3.5 billion people). Countries are destroyed (from Iraq to Afghanistan, from Libya to Syria, and chances are that the next victims will be either Iran or North Korea) in the name of values that are supposed to protect Read more…

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Making the future possible again

If historically democracy and revolution were on opposite sides and both did collapse, maybe the solution lies in reinventing them so they can coexist

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Europe must go back to the school of the world. As a student

The South outside Europe has been viewed in a grossly reductionist manner since the 15th century

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

When the alternative collapsed and was no longer a threat, capitalism ceased to fear its enemies and returned to its predatory, wealth-concentrating madness

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: In solidarity with the Florestan Fernandes National School and MST

In light of these repeated attacks on the foundations of the democratic rule of law, we just cannot remain silent

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Brazil: democracy on the edge of chaos and the dangers of legal disorder

The first and most pressing task is to save the Brazilian judiciary from the abyss into which it is sinking

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