Anatomy of the New Brazilian Right

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The group was founded in the heat of the Brazilian political crisis. It advocates an “extreme liberalism” (“less Marx, more Mises”). The Free Brazil Movement (MBL, by its Portuguese initials) calls itself a “supra-partisan structure”—its candidates in the last elections ran under the banner of 15 different parties. Who are they? What do they dream of? What interests do they represent? What do they fight against?

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Antonio Guterres was formally nominated today as the next Secretary-General for the United Nations. Originally from Portugal, Guterres has served as the head of the United Nations refugee agency for the ten years and until 2015. His experience and views on a wide range of issues ensure approval by the United Nations Security Council and will awaits final ratification by the 193 member- UN General Assembly .

Prior to entering politics in 1974, Guterres was working  as assistant professor (engineering). In 199-2002, he was a competent  leader of Portugal; and, head of the Socialist Party. In 2002-2015, showing prowess an an effective leader, he was to serve as Commissioner for the United National Refugees. Passionate and capable, was given recognition for managing the challenges facing the world both currently and throughout the years. He wrote that the UN was “uniquely placed to connect the dots to overcome these challenges, but change and reform are needed.” Ultimately, if selected by the UN General Assembly, he will serve a five-year term, succeeding Ban Ki-Moon, whose second term ends on December 31, 2016.


KAGL & Affiliates support human rights and social justice in higher education by hiring faculty resembling the student body. It took an Ivy League faculty member to highlight what people of color have experienced for long time. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2016/09/26/an-ivy-league-professor-on-why-colleges-dont-hire-more-faculty-of-color-we-dont-want-them/

Also watch the videos about Women Faculty of Color and the AAUP Conference (Gasman, Trammel and Garth-James)
Part I:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wa61cBFUpoY
Part II: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE8kILsdQKs


The growing use of adjunct faculty in higher education has drawn its share of criticism. However, it is not necessarily bad to make use of the Adjunct Faculty Model (AFM) to support institutional mission and goals. This research uses content analysis to explore issues regarding how to precisely define the AFM as well as implementation and implications for faculty job satisfaction linked to student learning, which academic leadership (college deans, department chairs, directors) want to know.

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