Hofstede Dimensions: What we can learn about Brazilian Culture (part 2)
“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” ― George Orwell, Animal Farm We are continuing to talk about cultural differences between Brazil and other countries. On the previous post we covered Individualism vs Collectivism dimension of Hofstede model a
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Volunteering stories: The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST)
The article is written by our volunteer Anna Thiry, student of geography at university of Heidelberg, Germany. Anna volunteered for Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) and participated in various activities of Landless Workers Movement (MST) in Maceió as well as at the “interior&
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Black Awareness Day in Alagoas
Black Awareness Day is celebrated on 20th of November in Brazil. It is dedicated to the fight against the black slavery. Looking for the icon to reverence, black movement in Brazil has chosen “Zumbi dos Palmares” – one of the leaders of the black resistance, the hero
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CPT launches a book about Landless Workers´ Movement in Brazil
Our partner Commissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) launched on 16th October the new book about Landless Workers´ Movement (Port.: Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra – or MST). It has been said and written a lot about Landless Workers´ Movement in Brazil – one of the bigge
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Happy favelas in Brazil
A survey conducted in 63 slums, or favelas, in 35 cities throughout Brazil, shows that 94 percent of favela residents say they are happy, and three thirds would not leave their neighborhood if their income doubled, in spite of being strongly critical ...
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