Deadly superstitions – Nigeria’s “witch children” | DW Documentary

Children are being banished, raped, and even murdered. Aid organizations estimate that thousands of boys and girls are accused of being witches every year. Often, it’s their own parents who think their sons or daughters are possessed by demons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ot-Z-Tg1RE In the state of Akwa Ibom in southeastern Nigeria, it is common for children to… Continue lendo Deadly superstitions – Nigeria’s “witch children” | DW Documentary

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“Expansão evangélica no Estado: do Executivo ao Judiciário”: entrevista com Ronaldo Almeida

Patricia Fachin - IHU On-line, 05 Julho 2019 Apesar de a religião estar influenciando cada vez mais os processos eleitorais e a recomposição das esferas de poder, o fator determinante para a eleição do presidente Jair Bolsonaro, inclusive entre os evangélicos, foi o antipetismo. “O que foi forte entre os evangélicos que votaram no Bolsonaro foi o antipetismo, fruto da centralidade do… Continue lendo “Expansão evangélica no Estado: do Executivo ao Judiciário”: entrevista com Ronaldo Almeida

Resenha: “A Igreja Universal e seus Demônios”, de Ronaldo Almeida – Ana Carolina Capellini RIGONI; Hugo Ricardo SOARES

PLURA - Revista de Estudos de Religião, vol.2, nº 1, 2011, p.204-208 ALMEIDA, Ronaldo. A Igreja Universal e seus demônios: um estudo etnográfico. São Paulo: Editora Terceiro Nome, 2009,152p., ISBN 978-85-78160-34-0. Ronaldo de Almeida é antropólogo, professor doutor do Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas da Unicamp e se destaca por seus estudos sobre religiões… Continue lendo Resenha: “A Igreja Universal e seus Demônios”, de Ronaldo Almeida – Ana Carolina Capellini RIGONI; Hugo Ricardo SOARES

Indigenous Tribes Push Back Against Evangelical Missionaries | Vice News

For decades, evangelical missionaries have come to Brazil's Amazon in search of new Christians - but indigenous tribes are fighting back. VICE News went to the border of the Javari Valley to find out why it's so hard to keep missionaries out - and why some tribes want them back in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6LPl2pFoeU If you try… Continue lendo Indigenous Tribes Push Back Against Evangelical Missionaries | Vice News

Latin America Tried To Eliminate Black People — And Failed | AJ+

The dominant narrative in Latin America is that racism doesn’t exist, but that is a lie. Here’s why. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zF5UovmW18 Tanya K. Hernández’s book Racial Subordination in Latin America is a great resource for understanding the history of blanqueamiento ("whitening" in Spanish): https://tinyurl.com/5xdejrzr More info on Dash Harris Machado’s work: https://www.dashharris.com/ RELATED CONTENT:

Why is there a mental health emergency in Africa? | The Stream

The World Health Organization has launched a campaign aimed at boosting suicide prevention across Africa, amid a continent-wide crisis in mental health provision. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPBf-xq4gFI About 11 people per 100,000 per year die by suicide in Africa, higher than the worldwide average of nine per 100,000 people, the UN agency says. Of the ten countries with… Continue lendo Why is there a mental health emergency in Africa? | The Stream

Himalaya, land of women | SLICE documentary

At an altitude of nearly 4,000 meters, Sking is one of the most isolated villages in the Himalayan region of Zanskar. In just three months, from August to October, the Zanskaris have to harvest and store all their food for the coming year. All the women-young and old alike-work nonstop, from dawn to dusk, and… Continue lendo Himalaya, land of women | SLICE documentary

“Militares e operações psicológicas no Brasil” – Piero LEIRNER (UFSCAR)

Guerra híbrida é uma estratégia militar que mescla táticas de guerra política, guerra convencional, guerra irregular, e ciberguerra com outros métodos de influência, tais como desinformação, diplomacia, lawfare e intervenção eleitoral externa. Ao combinar operações de campo com esforços subversivos, o agressor pretende evitar responsabilização ou retaliação. O termo guerra híbrida pode ser utilizado pra… Continue lendo “Militares e operações psicológicas no Brasil” – Piero LEIRNER (UFSCAR)

Africa in the Bible: The Myth of a Cursed Race | A Day of Discovery Legacy Series

For centuries, an ancient curse was used to support the terrible evils of slavery. It’s a curse that appears in one isolated verse in the Bible. Even today, this misunderstood curse still lingers with us as a legacy of shame. Fortunately, through tracing history and honest examination, researchers have exposed the lie of a cursed… Continue lendo Africa in the Bible: The Myth of a Cursed Race | A Day of Discovery Legacy Series

Simone de Beauvoir sur l’existentialisme et Dieu

From a 1959 interview with Wilfrid Lemoyne, on Radio Canada. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJnWHVwvYSQ Existentialists take human existence and the human condition to be a fundamental issue. They tend to be radical individualists who privilege our lived experience and choice. They focus on themes such as: freedom, authenticity, the individual, meaning, anxiety, alienation, death, dread, the absurd, contingency,… Continue lendo Simone de Beauvoir sur l’existentialisme et Dieu