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Am I online or offline?

My wife gave me as a Christmas present a new Kindle to read books that can be easily downloaded online or simply bought with “1 click button” on Amazon. I … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

What…if Snowden was North Korean?

Last week was announced that the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his own uncle for considering him an traitor. Jang Song Thaek was reported to be a top … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brazilian rap music: from dusk to dawn

Rap music in Brazil has been going through a huge transformation in this millennium and it is shifting from the violent and poor suburbs of São Paulo City to the … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dirceu luta por direitos que deveriam ser dado a cada presidiário

O ex-ministro da Casa Civil, José Dirceu, pediu esta semana à Justiça o direito de atualizar seu blog de dentro do presídio da Papuda, em Brasília. De acordo com reportagem … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nelson Mandela and the global unfinished business

Recently, I wrote here about Barack Obama’s words on the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King remarkable “I have a dream” speech in Washington and there is no better time … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mensalão e o sistema prisional brasileiro

O 15 de novembro de 2013 poderá adicionar um segundo marco à data e entrar para os livros de história como o dia em que políticos de alto escalão foram … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

FIFA in the “hall of shame”

Every year “The Public Eye on Davos” conference nominates 2 companies with an award that no one wants to receive: “award of shame”. One is given by the general public … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment