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Race, ethnicity and community
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Race, ethnicity and community

What does ‘race’ mean today, to a biologist? The ‘candelabra’ model of racial development is now rejected in favour of a ‘trellis’ model. . Nigel Pocock . Even with Neanderthals, cross-species mating was occurring. Modern Europeans consequently have between 2%-5% Neanderthal DNA. The trellis model allows for constant movement of […]

Lula, Stefan Zweig and Latin America
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Lula, Stefan Zweig and Latin America

Beyond Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva’s final judicial/prison fate, this tortuous instalment in the continuing story of Brazilian politics opens the debate on questions that go beyond his personal situation.
A political and judicial farce but which is being whipped up, as is much of the excessive and unscrupulous customary ambition of Brazilian politicians, the weakness of certain republican institutions and the territorial imbalances.