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Q&A | The economic impact of a changed political climate in Brazil

Brazil has emerged as a significant economic power in the last two decades, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. While this progress has been somewhat interrupted by recent corruption scandals, the pro-poor character of economic growth in Brazil over this period is still impressive when compared with the performance of other emerging economies. Continue →

Q&A | Walls at the wall: Moving matters traveling workshop goes to Berlin

Migration is a major issue globally, not just for those seeking asylum from conflict and its effects, but for many others who are mobile in pursuit of employment, love or education. The Moving Matters Traveling Workshop is an international project using art to explore themes of human mobility, and serial migration. Here, Helen Faller interviews the ensemble’s Artistic Director and Founder, University of California professor Susan Ossman, ahead of its upcoming inhabitation in Berlin. Continue →