Category Archives: current issues

  1. A crossroads: what’s going on and where do we go from here?

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    June 27, 2020 by Cláudia

    It’s been approximately six months since the covid-19 pandemic changed everything. I haven’t been able to write about these changes …
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  2. Is this a turning point in the #Blacklivesmatter movement?

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    June 3, 2020 by Cláudia

    The video of the brutal murder of George Floyd seems to have ignited an unprecedented general outrage, not only in …
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  3. I’m Not OK and Neither is America — by The Narr.O.W. Podcast

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    May 29, 2020 by Cláudia

    The brutal murder of George Floyd touched me more deeply than any news lately. Even though we know that police …
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  4. Coronavirus lockdown was never the right time for self-improvement

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    May 16, 2020 by Cláudia

    When the pandemic was mostly an abstract idea, or a transitory phase, having to spend 2 weeks inside seemed, at …
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  5. Livestock production and the spread of diseases – how agribusiness is made for disaster

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    April 20, 2020 by Cláudia

    Based on intensive monocultures and an international trade market, the current configuration of the food sector is highly susceptible to …
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  6. What the Coronavirus pandemic revealed about our ability to deal with crises (slight optimism)

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    March 26, 2020 by Cláudia

    History shows us that Humankind has the uncanny ability to be resilient in times of unprecedented crisis – epidemics, wars, …
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  7. Jair Bolsonaro isn’t the new Trump – it’s much worse. 2018 Brazilian elections and the normalization of violence.

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    October 28, 2018 by Cláudia

    Two years after Trump’s presidential victory, the political situation in Brazil cannot help but leave a feeling of deja-vu. Lunatic …
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  8. Retaliation and Injustice – The Burkini Ban

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    September 20, 2016 by Cláudia

    Under the pretext of “disrupting the public order” and insinuating that the usage of burkinis may be linked to terrorism, …
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  9. Pray for Paris not for Lebanon

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    March 18, 2016 by Cláudia

    We can hardly say terrorism has been going unnoticed by the media lately, but it seems like some attacks may …
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  10. Terrorism – Fight Fire With Water.

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    December 5, 2015 by Cláudia

    Do you remember when you were at school and some kid scribbled your paper to annoy you and then you …
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