Politics

Brazil at War: The Return of Lula

Introduction On March 8th, a new development sent shockwaves throughout the entire landscape of Brazilian politics. Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva had his convictions for corruption and money laundering from 2017 overturned, leaving him, at least temporarily, as one of the leading contenders in the 2022 election, and current President Jair Bolsonaro’s most
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Two Presidencies, One Crisis, One Planet

Introduction US President-Elect Joe Biden recently vowed to re-join The Paris Climate Agreement on his first day in office, overturning the historical Trump administration abandonment of the Climate accord finalized on November 4th,2020. Trump strongly criticized the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate reached by the Obama Administration. Trump’s motivated his decision on the reduction of
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For the Brecord…

Setting the Brexit record straight once and for all

Netflix certainly won’t be hard-pressed for conflict in their inevitable Brexit-based political drama (HBO have already cranked out a film on the subject). After dominating British public discourse for the best part of five years, it’s easy to forget why the United Kingdom opted to leave the European Union in the first place. Left unchecked, the distortions that divided the country during the Brexit process risk filling the history books, no doubt deploying an exhaustive “Brexicon” of questionably imaginative portmanteaus (that even have their own scientific paper): you’ve no doubt heard
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