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The 2021 Climate Leaders Summit and Brazil’s position on the international environmental agenda

The new stance adopted by the United States (USA) concerning the climate agenda has been very representative. In addition to announcing that the country would return to the Paris Agreement, Joe Biden, the current president of the United States, invited on March 26, 2021, about 40 world leaders to participate in a climate summit. From South America, only the presidents of Argentina (Alberto Fernandez), Brazil (Jair Bolsonaro), Chile (Sebastián Piñera) and Colombia (Iván Duque Márquez) were invited. It is interesting to note that the guest list includes all BRICS member countries (South Africa, Brazil, China, India, and Russia) and the G7 (Germany, Canada, United States, France, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom).

By |2021-05-11T13:58:24+02:00May 10th, 2021|Vol. 2 Num. 1|

Petrobras is no longer ours

Many phrases define the country. One of the best known today is: “Brazil is not for amateurs”. In other words, very proud boasted that we were the country of the future: in the present, however, it can be seen that we have demolished the wealth and national institutions like no one else. The ball was in turn for Petrobras - not only because of the militarized intervention in his presidency but above all because of the leakage of sensitive information that led to a drastic drop in the value of the company and its shares.

By |2021-05-04T09:00:47+02:00May 3rd, 2021|Vol. 2 Num. 1|

Family social inequalities and remote learning

Researchers who study education and its social relations seem to have reached a consensus that the COVID-19 pandemics have severely hampered the learning experiences of millions of students in Brazil. Nevertheless, the negative impact of pandemics is far from uniform. The change from face-to-face lessons to remote learning brought into light the intense inequalities of educational opportunities in our country, deepening them like never before in Brazil's recent history. As parents' pedagogical support becomes even more decisive for the proper execution of school tasks at home, it is of paramount importance that we reflect on how families from different social classes are dealing with remote learning.

By |2021-05-05T12:44:24+02:00April 26th, 2021|Vol. 2 Num. 1|

Brazilian automotive industry and the Covid-19 pandemic: the case of the premium segment.

In Brazil, several studies have been dedicated to discussing the new configurations and the re-spatialization of the automotive industry in recent years. The assumption is that there was a process of deconcentration of production about traditional producing regions from the 1990s on. The reasons why companies in the sector sought these new territories fostered two sets of explanations.

By |2021-04-19T13:27:57+02:00April 19th, 2021|Vol. 2 Num. 1|

Is there a movement towards authoritarism in the world?

This article is based on two premises: The first is to show that democracies weaken no longer through authoritarian institutions, but rather people who are within the democratic game and favor flexible institutions and laws to lead the country to an authoritarian regime; the second is that cases like Hungary's, it can make us learn so that we have stronger democracies.

By |2021-04-12T22:34:38+02:00April 12th, 2021|Vol. 2 Num. 1|

In Networks and Schools: Youth Interactions Rebuilding Repertoires

The emergence of the information society in the second half of the 20th century and the widespread dissemination of communication and information technologies (ICTs) in the first half of the 21st century, imposed new rhythms on the institutions, reached the intimate constitution of the subjects, and transformed irreversibly the models of social interaction. Although traditional structures continue to guarantee the support of hierarchies and social rules, they no longer meet the desires of social subjects who are sometimes disoriented amid the turmoil of uncertainty that marks contemporary societies.

By |2021-03-01T02:21:51+01:00April 5th, 2021|Vol. 2 Num. 1|

Communication and its Application in Education for the Development of Environmental Awareness: a bibliographic study of the importance of persuasive communication in the educational formation of the individual

This article addresses a topic of great worldwide relevance, as it proposes reflections on the use of communication, to help raise awareness of a real and growing problem: environmental preservation. Based on works by renowned authors, the discussion points to a new perspective for environmental education. It mentions communication strategies used as a link between informative speeches on the subject and awareness and effectiveness of attitudes that preserve nature.

By |2021-03-22T13:29:50+01:00March 22nd, 2021|Vol. 2 Num. 1|

Decisionist threats to the Brazilian Supreme Court take shape with false airs of legal legitimacy

In Brazil, the largest country in Latin America, decisionism is already part of the reality, as one can identify among the various threats against the Supreme Court and its ministers, as well as in protests calling for the Supreme Court’s closure. If these demonstrations were isolated and had no support from state agents, there would be no ground for concern. However, several people in power positions compact with this idea For instance, here are 6 signs of an ongoing decisionist project in Brazil.

By |2021-02-26T15:13:27+01:00March 15th, 2021|Vol. 2 Num. 1|

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