Date | April, 2018
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is carried by supporters in front of the Metalworkers Trade Union in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil on April 7, 2018 [Francisco Proner/Reuters]

#Fieldnoes from Brazil: Mariana Prandini Assis & Pablo Holmes on the Imprisonment of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva

 The original version of this article was published here on aljazeera.com by TCDS and NSSR Alumna Mariana Prandini Assis & Pablo Holmes Lula’s imprisonment sends a dark message to Brazil’s poor Brazil’s oligarchy will do everything in its power to sabotage any attempt to abolish its privileges.         Luiz Inacio “Lula” da […]

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TCDS Professor Shireen Hassim of the University of the Witwatersrand publishes obituary for the late Winnie Mandela

TCDS Professor Shireen Hassim of the University of the Witwatersrand publishes obituary for the late Winnie Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: revolutionary who kept the spirit of resistance alive The original version of this text was published here on theconversation.com.   No other woman – in life and after – occupies the place that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela does in South African politics. A stalwart of the African National Congress (ANC), she nevertheless stands above, and at times outside, the […]

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Application Deadline extended for New School and Non-New School applicants for our 2018 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland!

Application Deadline extended for New School and Non-New School applicants for our 2018 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland!

Due to numerous inquiries regarding applying to this summer’s Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, we have decided to extend the application period for New School applicants AND Non New School Applicants!  The deadline to apply for New School students is now April 8th and the deadline for all other students is April 16th, 2018! Don’t […]

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