A fascinating new phenomenon that has recently emerged in Brazil is the “rolezinho”, which is the literal translation of “walk around”(e.g. vou dar um role) like when we decide to walk around the shopping centre or streets. The fascinating thing about this new trend is that it is a direct reflection of the extreme inequality… Read More Rolezinhos Explained – A reflection of inequality in Brazil
The economy: The price is wrong | The Economist. A great article on Brazil and its prices!
I am not going to go into a detailed account of current events or repeat any of the things people have been posting because that would just be, well, repetitive. As I watch the videos and read comments and mainstream media vehicles requesting photos and struggling to understand the protests, I tried hard to answer… Read More Why are Brazilians Protesting?
Interesting article on Death Squads in Brazil. http://articles.latimes.com/1987-06-28/news/mn-219_1
On the news the other day, they showed a study conducted by Fábio Iglesias, doctor of psychology and researcher of the University of Brasilia, which I thought was really interesting and helped me shed some light on why Brazilians never complain. This is a summary translation of the article about this same study from the… Read More Why Brazilians don´t complain – study