The cult of the strongman allowed Mussolini to lead the hyper-nationalistic, one-party state in Italy with the adoption of repressive and oppressive measures against perceived enemies of the state. Ruth […]
First The Life of Abolitionist Lydia Marie Child, Then Why is Bolsonar...
Over the river, and through the wood, To Grandfather’s house we go; the horse knows the way to carry the sleigh through the white and drifted snow. Many of us […]
Brazilians Overwhelmingly condemn violent protests; US ponders whether...
In the aftermath of Luis Inácio Lula da Silva’s (“Lula”) presidential win in Brazil, supporters of ousted president Jair Bolsonaro stormed government buildings in the capital, Brasilia on January 8. […]
An update on the protests in Brazil
Sunday, January 8th thousands of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro supporters invaded the Supreme Court, presidential palace and Congress. Some of these protestors had been camped out in Brasilia since […]
Environmental Crime in the Brazilian Amazon
The recent disappearance and murder of British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian Indigenous advocate Bruno Pereira in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest is part of a longer history […]
Split Show: Greenland’s Not for Sale and the Amazon Is Burning
The Trump administration recently declared its interest in purchasing Greenland from Denmark. What’s this all about? In the first segment, we talk to Claus Elholm Andersen, professor of Scandinavian studies […]