Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

Brazil: Temer’s Terrible Ten Policies

by Patrick Foley.

The last six months in Brazil have seen an immense upheaval of society since the removal of Dilma Rousseff. A spiralling corruption investigation, controversial impeachment, mass protests, growing strikes and an Olympic games held in Rio in the backdrop of an economic recession have led to a tumultuous year. Anger is running high at the newly […]

The World Cup of our dreams

by Mark Perryman.

To drag ourselves away from the banalities of the Brazil 2014 TV studio punditariat Mark Perryman provides a World Cup reading list. The professionally cautious Roy Hodgson just couldn’t resist it could he? ‘England can win this World Cup’ he declares on the eve of the tournament. Not if Roy consults the match histories elegantly […]

When memory, disorientation and Kafka came to Brazil

by Frances Docx.

Before me is a thin volume, and its title is a precursor of the brevity to come. Yet despite this, K isn’t a short story, a novella, or a collection of fragments stuffed together in aspiration to one of these forms. It is a selection of glimpses into thoughts and states of mind, each fading […]

England should play a game of low expectations

by Mark Perryman.

Tonight England vs Brazil at Wembley marks the start of the FA’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations. Philosophy Football’s Mark Perryman argues that it is the perfect time to lower our expectations of England’s chances. England vs Brazil, friendly or no friendly, is a tasty international fixture to mark the start of the Football Association’s 150th birthday […]

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