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by Redactie
Sun Apr 18, 2021 04:46
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: Netflix Brings to the World Brazil’s Most Endearing Myths and Legends
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Brazzil: Netflix Brings to the World Brazil’s Most Endearing Myths and Legends

<r><br/> Eric (Marco Pigossi) is an environmental police officer in Rio de Janeiro. When his wife (Julia Konrad) dies under mysterious conditions, he starts his own investigation of the events. In the meantime, another strange episode takes place: A pink river dolphin — typically found in the Amazon...
by Redactie
Sun Apr 18, 2021 01:07
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: Indigenous People Are Close to Brazilians in the Big City. But People Don’t Know It
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Brazzil: Indigenous People Are Close to Brazilians in the Big City. But People Don’t Know It

<r><br/> During a presentation for Indigenous People’s Week, celebrated in April in Brazil, at his son’s elementary school in Rio de Janeiro, the first thing sociologist José Carlos Matos Pereira did was to show a photo of several individuals and ask the children, “What do you think, are they Indige...
by Redactie
Sat Apr 17, 2021 20:00
Forum: Brazilie In Het Nieuws
Topic: Brazilie Nieuws: Terug in de ring
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Brazilie Nieuws: Terug in de ring

<r><B><s>[b]</s><SIZE size="150"><s>[size=150]</s>Brazilie Nieuws: Terug in de ring<e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/b]</e></B><br/> <I><s>[i]</s>by Redactie<e>[/i]</e></I><br/> <br/> <br/> <IMG src="https://brazilienieuws.files.wordpress.com/2021/04/gleisilula.jpg"><s>[img]</s><URL url="https://brazilienie...
by Redactie
Sat Apr 17, 2021 19:11
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: Irony: Considered Evil, Magic Is Integral to Development of Christianity
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Brazzil: Irony: Considered Evil, Magic Is Integral to Development of Christianity

<r><br/> Americans are fascinated by magic. TV shows like “WandaVision” and “The Witcher,” books like the Harry Potter series, plus comics, movies and games about people with powers that can’t be explained by God, science or technology, have all been wildly popular for years. Modern pop culture is a...
by Redactie
Thu Apr 15, 2021 04:06
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: The Evangelicals Belief in the Gracious Submission of Wives to Their Husbands Is Quite Recent
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Brazzil: The Evangelicals Belief in the Gracious Submission of Wives to Their Husbands Is Quite Recent

<r><br/> Prominent evangelical leader Beth Moore, who announced in March 2021 that she was leaving the Southern Baptist Convention over its treatment of women, among other issues, recently apologized for supporting the primacy of the theology of “complementarianism.”<br/> <br/> This belief asserts t...
by Redactie
Tue Apr 13, 2021 22:16
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: Incapable of Thinking, Brazilians Now Are Shaping Their Opinions According to Political Preferences
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Brazzil: Incapable of Thinking, Brazilians Now Are Shaping Their Opinions According to Political Preferences

<r><br/> For some years now, Brazilians have got used to adjusting our opinions to fit a particular political stance. The need to shape reality according to our political preferences was played out again in the widespread criticism of two recent Supreme Court rulings that annulled several trials pre...
by Redactie
Sat Apr 10, 2021 04:54
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: The Military Operation Green Brazil in the Amazon Is Ending. The Order Now Is Results-Based Environmentalism
Replies: 0
Views: 108

Brazzil: The Military Operation Green Brazil in the Amazon Is Ending. The Order Now Is Results-Based Environmentalism

<r><br/> A military operation against environmental violations in the Brazilian Amazon is coming to a close this month after nearly two years, but the show of force, backed by US$ 71 million in funding, has had no meaningful results and leaves the region vulnerable to the pressures of economic devel...
by Redactie
Fri Apr 09, 2021 23:54
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: How Netflix’s Content “Glocalization” Is Changing the Way the World Sees Itself
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Brazzil: How Netflix’s Content “Glocalization” Is Changing the Way the World Sees Itself

<r><br/> As a kid growing up in Italy, I remember watching the American TV series “Happy Days,” which chronicled the 1950s-era Midwestern adventures of the Fonz, Richie Cunningham and other local teenagers.<br/> <br/> The show, combined with other American entertainment widely available in Italy in ...
by Redactie
Fri Apr 09, 2021 17:37
Forum: Brazilie In Het Nieuws
Topic: Brazilie Nieuws: Slachtvee
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Brazilie Nieuws: Slachtvee

<r><B><s>[b]</s><SIZE size="150"><s>[size=150]</s>Brazilie Nieuws: Slachtvee<e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/b]</e></B><br/> <I><s>[i]</s>door Redactie<e>[/i]</e></I><br/> <br/> <br/> <IMG src="https://brazilienieuws.files.wordpress.com/2021/04/gadodecorte.jpg?w=616"><s>[img]</s><URL url="https://brazilien...
by Redactie
Sun Apr 04, 2021 23:28
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: It’s High Time to End Conflation of Sex Work and Human Trafficking
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Brazzil: It’s High Time to End Conflation of Sex Work and Human Trafficking

<r><br/> The Covid-19 pandemic and the measures put in place to mitigate it have exacerbated existing inequalities by forcing millions of workers around the world to lose work and income. Sex workers have been particularly hard hit.<br/> <br/> The long-standing conflation of sex work and trafficking...
by Redactie
Sat Apr 03, 2021 15:01
Forum: Brazilie In Het Nieuws
Topic: Brazilie Nieuws: Stoelendans
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Brazilie Nieuws: Stoelendans

<r><B><s>[b]</s><SIZE size="150"><s>[size=150]</s>Brazilie Nieuws: Stoelendans<e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/b]</e></B><br/> <I><s>[i]</s>door Redactie<e>[/i]</e></I><br/> <br/> <br/> <IMG src="https://brazilienieuws.files.wordpress.com/2021/04/kasparov.jpg?w=616"><s>[img]</s><URL url="https://brazilieni...
by Redactie
Sat Apr 03, 2021 05:05
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: Learning to Distinguish Among Hemp, Marijuana and CBD. Are They All Legal?
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Brazzil: Learning to Distinguish Among Hemp, Marijuana and CBD. Are They All Legal?

<r><br/> New York recently became the 15th U.S. state to legalize cannabis for recreational use.<br/> <br/> While 67% of U.S. adults support marijuana legalization, public knowledge about cannabis is low. A third of Americans think hemp and marijuana are the same thing, according to the National Ins...
by Redactie
Thu Apr 01, 2021 00:53
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: How the Cross and Good Friday Have Been Used to Defend Racism and Anti-Semitism
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Brazzil: How the Cross and Good Friday Have Been Used to Defend Racism and Anti-Semitism

<r><br/> Churches around the world will be holding services for their three most important days during this Holy Week: Holy Thursday, sometimes called Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.<br/> <br/> Easter commemorates Christ’s resurrection from the dead, the fundamental belief of Christi...
by Redactie
Wed Mar 31, 2021 19:53
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: Brazil President’s Courtship with a Coup Leads to Mass Resignation of Armed Forces Heads
Replies: 0
Views: 76

Brazzil: Brazil President’s Courtship with a Coup Leads to Mass Resignation of Armed Forces Heads

<r><br/> Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday accepted the resignations of the current heads of the three armed forces – General Edson Pujol (Army), Admiral Ilqes Barbosa (Navy) and Brigadier Antonio Carlos Bermudes (Air Force) just one day after dismissing Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo and...
by Redactie
Wed Mar 31, 2021 05:26
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: A Message to Brazil: “We Are Not Occupying Your Lands. You Have Invaded Us.”
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Brazzil: A Message to Brazil: “We Are Not Occupying Your Lands. You Have Invaded Us.”

<r><br/> We will remember 2020 as the year when the coronavirus pandemic spread worldwide, reached Brazil, and hit our sacred land, causing a grave crisis.<br/> <br/> I have seen various types of foreign invaders enter my indigenous territory over the years. But today, it saddens me even more to see...
by Redactie
Tue Mar 30, 2021 23:26
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: World’s Largest Cash Transfer to Families Is a Brazil’s Model Program
Replies: 0
Views: 119

Brazzil: World’s Largest Cash Transfer to Families Is a Brazil’s Model Program

<r><br/> Since the mid-1990s, new approaches to poverty reduction have been introduced in countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Some have involved income transfer programs that target poorer citizens based on various means tests. Most have targeted female caregivers, primarily mothers.<br...
by Redactie
Sun Mar 28, 2021 01:23
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: Netflix Documentary on Pelé Pass Up a Chance to Deal with Brazil’s Class and Race
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Brazzil: Netflix Documentary on Pelé Pass Up a Chance to Deal with Brazil’s Class and Race

<r><br/> A recent Netflix documentary about the legendary Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, tells a compelling story of the athlete’s rise to fame from 1950 to 1974.<br/> <br/> The 99-minute documentary, which includes interviews with the 80-year-old Pelé, shows Pel...
by Redactie
Sat Mar 27, 2021 15:52
Forum: Brazilie In Het Nieuws
Topic: Brazilie Nieuws: Brazilië, de risicogroep van de planeet
Replies: 4
Views: 313

Brazilie Nieuws: Brazilië, de risicogroep van de planeet

<r><B><s>[b]</s><SIZE size="150"><s>[size=150]</s>Brazilie Nieuws: Brazilië, de risicogroep van de planeet<e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/b]</e></B><br/> <I><s>[i]</s>door Redactie<e>[/i]</e></I><br/> <br/> <br/> <IMG src="https://brazilienieuws.files.wordpress.com/2021/03/gavetas.jpg?w=616"><s>[img]</s><...
by Redactie
Thu Mar 25, 2021 19:54
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: A Roll-on Made for Pain Relief
Replies: 0
Views: 114

Brazzil: A Roll-on Made for Pain Relief

<r><br/> Nobody likes to be in a state of pain, as pain is an uncomfortable condition in which a person may feel very discomfort in the areas where the pain is. There are different kinds of pain; some can be just a sensation other than stabbing or pinching. The intensity of pain differs in every sit...
by Redactie
Sun Mar 21, 2021 06:49
Forum: Blogs from Brazil
Topic: Brazzil: How Men and the Inquisition Ended Women’s Dominance in the Beer Industry Calling Them Witches
Replies: 0
Views: 179

Brazzil: How Men and the Inquisition Ended Women’s Dominance in the Beer Industry Calling Them Witches

<r><br/> What do witches have to do with your favorite beer?<br/> <br/> When I pose this question to students in my American literature and culture classes, I receive stunned silence or nervous laughs. The Sanderson sisters didn’t chug down bottles of Sam Adams in “Hocus Pocus.” But the history of b...