Contrary to what extreme right-wing sectors have spread, Antonio Gramsci’s thinking is not a Machiavellian domination of culture and politics. When Gramsci speaks of hegemony, he is describing the functioning of politics in our time.
Recently released “The United States: a history”, (Editora Contexto) warns that we cannot deny the tenacity of a past which lives on through veneration of the Confederacy and an age marked by the hierarchy of race. We interview its author, Vitor Izecksohn,
Various sectors of Brazilian society fell victim to the military following the coup of 1964. Below, we tell how ten distinguished scientist / researchers from the Oswaldo Cruz Institute were forcibly retired, in what became known as the Massacre of Manguinhos.
Barcelona has a collective memory beyond just the City’s siege in 1714, the Civil War and the crimes of Francosim. See how the shifting of the statue commemorating António Lopez y Lopez, a prominent slave trader, has renewed sensitivities about the use
The toil of the enslaved African was never a replacement for indigenous labour, which continued to be widely needed by the colonial economies and societies of Brazil, even after the arrival of Africans.