Brazil’s MAGA Inspired Pro-Bolsonaro Riots | Vice News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_drdNpcK_Q On Jan. 8, Pro-Bolsonaro rioters invaded Brazil's presidential palace in a flattering imitation of MAGA's Jan. 6 insurrection. Many uncanny resemblances between the events raised questions about just how global Trump's election-denying utopia has grown. RELATED CONTENT:

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A Lavagem Cerebral do Meu Pai (The Brainwashing of My Dad) | Documentário (2015)

Uma cineasta, Jen Senko, explora a mudança radical de seu pai na transição de um democrata a um fanático de extrema direita, após sua imersão em talk radios de extrema direita e particularmente no principal canal conservador norte-americano, a Fox News. Senko descobre que este é um fenômeno poderoso que tem dividido famílias por todo… Continue lendo A Lavagem Cerebral do Meu Pai (The Brainwashing of My Dad) | Documentário (2015)

How Ideas can Trigger a Mass Psychosis | Academy of Ideas

"Man does not make his ideas; we could say that man's ideas make him." C. G. JUNG "In itself, every idea is neutral, or should be; but man animates ideas, projects his flames and flaws into them; impure, transformed into beliefs, ideas take their place in time, take shape as events: the trajectory is complete,… Continue lendo How Ideas can Trigger a Mass Psychosis | Academy of Ideas

Brazil: Bolsonaro supporters call for military intervention | AL JAZEERA

Thousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets after former president Lula da Silva secured a return to power on Sunday. Jair Bolsonaro's supporters are refusing to accept defeat and are calling on the military to annul the results. Bolsonaro has still not conceded defeat to his rival Lula da Silva. But has said he… Continue lendo Brazil: Bolsonaro supporters call for military intervention | AL JAZEERA

America’s Extreme Cults: The End of the World That Never Happened | USA Cult Documentary

Let us leave off these divagations, for it serves no purpose to invent a “comforting interlude,” wearisome feature of all eschatologies. Not that we may not conceive this new humanity, transfigured on the brink of the horrible; yet who can assure us that, its goal once achieved, it would not fall back into the miseries… Continue lendo America’s Extreme Cults: The End of the World That Never Happened | USA Cult Documentary

Michael Flynn’s Holy War | Frontline PBS

A purified Gnosticism, then and now, is truly for a relative handful only, and perhaps is as much an aesthetic as it is a spiritual discipline. But, as the Millennium approaches, with the remote yet real possibility of a virtual Gingrichian America, we may behold a mass Gnosticism of protest rise out of a new… Continue lendo Michael Flynn’s Holy War | Frontline PBS

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

American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel (Christian Nationalism Documentary) | Real Stories

American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel takes audiences into the buckle of Bible belt where a group of defiant ministers, congregations, and community leaders are challenging deeply rooted fundamentalist Christian doctrine in favor of a Gospel of Inclusion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-ePCiUgD0Y Labeled as “heretics” for their beliefs and actions, they refuse to wield their faith as… Continue lendo American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel (Christian Nationalism Documentary) | Real Stories

Reverb: the QAnon effect | CBS News

What started out as a fringe conspiracy theory in 2017 has recently spread into the mainstream. Dozens of people linked to the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory ran for federal office in 2020, and two were elected to Congress. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAWhOE1PEuY This documentary explores how QAnon has taken root amid challenging times and a growing distrust in… Continue lendo Reverb: the QAnon effect | CBS News

Trump and QAnon: the Cult and the Conspiracy | Al Jazeera

After being forced off mainstream social media, QAnon followers fled to the outer reaches of the internet and, since then, QAnon’s gamification of reality has morphed into more pragmatic goals - like electing certain politicians. Chief among them is Donald Trump, whose occasional flirtation with the movement has moved to more of an open embrace.… Continue lendo Trump and QAnon: the Cult and the Conspiracy | Al Jazeera