The Truth Illusion | Al Jazeera Investigations

‘The Truth Illusion’ investigates one of the most profound questions that philosophers through the ages have tried to address. From Plato to Immanuel Kant to Gilles Deleuze, thinkers have asked: what can we prove to be the truth? The investigation examines these questions in the context of United States today. Is it possible, in such… Continue lendo The Truth Illusion | Al Jazeera Investigations

God Bless America: How the US is Obsessed with Religion | ENDEVR Documentary

God Bless America: How the US is Obsessed with Religion | Investigative Documentary (2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFMvB-clmOg Despite being an officially secular country, religion is everywhere in the United States. 70% of Americans are Christians and the majority of them voted for Trump. Evangelicals mobilized in their masses to get Donald Trump elected and they similarly geared… Continue lendo God Bless America: How the US is Obsessed with Religion | ENDEVR Documentary

“The fascist destruction of legality: then and now” – Federico FINCHELSTEIN

Magazine of the European Observatory on Memories, ISSN 2565-2931 | DL B 27726-2017 Federico Finchelstein is Professor of History, New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College It would seem as if authoritarians and post-fascists have a long memory of previous destructions of democracy but they also want to differentiate themselves from the fascist… Continue lendo “The fascist destruction of legality: then and now” – Federico FINCHELSTEIN

“Plot to Overturn the Election”: Frontline PBS documentary

A similar coup attempt is highly likely to take place in Brazil amidst this year's presidential election, in October. The Capitol invasion, though it has failed, is a precious example for the Bolsonaros and their armed militias. No matter if Bolsonaro loses in the first or the second round, no matter if the difference is… Continue lendo “Plot to Overturn the Election”: Frontline PBS documentary

“Fascismo nos EUA e no Brasil” – Michel Gherman & André Pagliarini

Michel Gherman conversa com o professor de história da América Latina moderna no Dartmouth College (New Hampshire, EUA), André Pagliarini, sobre as semelhanças e diferenças do fascismo estadunidense e brasileiro. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkJmrmspPdU

How is skepticism different than cynicism? Find the answer in ancient Greece – Merrill Perlman

Columbia Journalism Review, October 15, 2018 A USA TODAY OP-ED COLUMN created a stir in recent days. No, not the one supposedly written by President Trump that was followed by a fact check showing many of the claims to be wrong. This one said that in challenging Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination by supporting his accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Democrats had… Continue lendo How is skepticism different than cynicism? Find the answer in ancient Greece – Merrill Perlman