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RIC2019: Nathalia Urban and Ross Greer

https://ungagged.podbean.com/mf/play/b289jv/RIC_Conf.mp3 Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean On Saturday 26th of October, the Radical Independence Campaign held a conference.  The Speakers included Ungagged’s Nathalia Urban from Resist Brazil and Scottish Green MSP, Ross Greer.   Nathalia starts the podcast off, followed by Ross at, 6 mins 25 sec and then Nathalia again at 15 mins 20 secs.   […]

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Project Mejkangati: and how an indigenous group in the Amazon is fighting to protect bees

Since the beginning of the year, the Brazilian government has granted the registration of 382 pesticides in addition to all harms to the health of humans and the environment, is killing millions of bees in Brazil. Fipronil-based products used mainly for planting soy are particularly dangerous to bees, and soybeans illegally occupy over 50,000 hectares […]

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Brazil – “Tinder of Books”, How Donating a Book Can Be an Anti-Racist Action

Pic:  Winnie Bueno – Founder of  “Tinder dos Livros”   In Brazil, the presence of black people in higher education has made some recent advances with the introduction of affirmative actions and other social programs, but in academia the racial portrait is one of greater inequality. According to a survey on the Socioeconomic and Cultural […]

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Caiçaras Traditional Lifestyle, and Livelihood, Under Threat from Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Bolsonaro’s policies threaten the traditional inhabitants of the coastal regions of the south eastern and southern Brazil. Yesterday, three houses of Caiçaras in the ecological station Juréia- Itatins, Brazil, were demolished by state agents on the grounds that they occupied an illegal area. Caiçaras are the traditional inhabitants of the coastal regions of the southeastern and southern Brazil, […]

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“We Just Want People to Listen to the Science…”- June Podcast Pt2

Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean We have three individual pods in our part 2 for June. Nathália Urban – About her application for settled status in the UK and all the hoops she had to jump to have her visa granted. Rachael Horwitz – Telling us of her visit to Crete and her impressions of the place […]

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The Politicians are behaving like children – Pt1

https://ungagged.podbean.com/mf/play/8ahs9m/June_pod_pt1_Mixdown2.mp3 Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean We have 5 pieces for you: From Laura Lundahl who talks about immigration in the UK and is titled “Goodbye you bigoted woman – The tears of Theresa May’s victims should get far more attention that her’s did”. Mhairi Hunter muses on Trump’s State Visit to the UK, Philip Hammond’s seeming […]

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Áurea Carolina speaks out: “Brazil has become an even more threatening country for those who fight for their rights.”

Interview of Áurea Carolina by Nathália Urban (@UrbanNathalia) The world is aware of the absurdity and outbursts of Jair Bolsonaro’s government, but perhaps people do not know that many of their mistaken decisions are facing strong resistance, mainly in the Chamber of Deputies. One of the main voices of this resistance is Deputy Áurea Carolina, […]

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News, Articles, Reviews and Opinion Open letter from #ResistBrazil Scotland Trans visibility in Brazil Dam disaster in Brazil Brazil, Bolsonaro, Liberation Theology and the new attacks on the Church Colombia Attacks, Venezuela Brazil: Teacher Illegally Detained During Class by Police  Áurea Carolina speaks out: “Brazil has become an even more threatening country for those who […]