Tag Archives: Portugal

  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. Why should I care? – 5: Immigration (and refugees)

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    July 27, 2017 by Cláudia

    Right now, we are living scary times in which attitudes towards immigration have radicalised, nationalism is heightened and border control …
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  3. I am democratic so I forbid you from saying anything undemocratic.

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    March 17, 2017 by Cláudia

    Democracy is an ambivalent concept with unclear delimitations. Where do we draw the line? The answer is not obvious and …
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  4. We don’t need any more reasons to be divided.

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    January 2, 2017 by Cláudia

    The world’s made of polarities right now. Religious/non religious. Muslim/Catholic. Man/Woman. East/West. With education, with littler (formal) education. Black/White/Asian/Mixed Race. …
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  5. I love my country – but not in a nationalist or patriotic way.

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    January 19, 2016 by Cláudia

      I feel homesick when I am away for too long, I want the Government to make good choices and …
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  6. Wake up! – Money does not buy Humanity

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    October 18, 2015 by Cláudia

    In the 21st century, with progress and the wonders of new technology, our reality is sad. The propaganda shows us …
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  7. Wake up!

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    September 14, 2015 by Cláudia

    We’re numb, surrounded by distractions that keep us from acting or thinking. We want entertainment. We look at our cell …
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  8. A reconsideration on what is “crazy” and what is “normal”

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    June 15, 2015 by Cláudia

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4229308/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 This is a movie about those people, usually homeless, always inadequate, who are completely marginalized from our society. They …
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  9. Em frente da Brasserie da Avenida da Liberdade

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    June 14, 2015 by Cláudia

    Em frente da Brasserie da Avenida da Liberdade: Um come a sopa de cenouras ressequidas e alho francês. Escondido na …
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  10. A Visit to Tomar: what it means to live in a community

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    April 16, 2015 by Cláudia

    Going to Tomar, I thought I would be in a fossilized, anachronistic boring place, but found myself being surprised by …
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