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    Similarities Of Brazil

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    The favelas in Brazil are mainly built on the hillsides and they consist of small shacks where the city’s poor live. Many of the houses are single rooms and lack water, electricity, and plumbing of any kind. In the worst cases, the houses are single room buildings made out of cardboard, plastic and tin roofs held down by rocks. The more established favelas have houses of maybe 2 rooms and are made out of bricks rather than scavenged materials. Benedita da Silva, an Afro-Brazilian woman and politician who grew up in favelas showed that the favelas could overcome the horrible conditions that many of the slums could be improved through activism by the…

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    her political career. She was associating with the National Liberation Command where she met her future husband and fellow activist Claudio Geleno Linhares. “The couple was a part of a raid on the Colina safe house where police officers were killed (Ray & Wallenfeldt, 2016).” The couple then fled to Rio de Janeiro where they went their separate ways and divorced. “Dilma participated in the left-wing urban guerrilla movements during the dictatorship and a three year prison sentence for violating…

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    especially developing ones, run into the crippling dilemma of poverty and how the issue of inequality should be handled. Some countries continue to exacerbate the issue through extractive and vicious processes, others acknowledge it and set out to solve it in different ways. Brazil, a victim of the debt crisis in the 1980s and a deficit economy that sets back its people, has experienced economic inequality from the very beginning of the state’s independence. The question of how Brazil has helped…

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    stimulated female participation but also politicians’ awareness of women’s importance” (1982). This new concern for governmental women’s social issues would help inspire the Bolsa Familia programs, which addressed women’s concerns regarding poverty and inadequate access to necessary social services. Therefore, working women’s organization and its deeply personal and familial – rather than explicitly political – nature helped to move the issue of income inequality to the forefront of national…

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    Dilma Rouseff was elected as the Brazilian during the 2010 Presidential elections and assumed office on January 1st, 2011. She represents a historical landmark for Brazil, and all of female politics because she is the first female President of Brazil. Rouseff identifies with the Workers Party of Brazil, which is classified as a left-winged party. Dilma Rouseff has been repeatedly stated in Forbes most powerful women in the world, including the year 2015 (Forbes). She has been detrimental to…

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    Anderson 's Feed is really just a worst case scenario type of deal. Our current world still has a long way to go before it gets even close to that type of future. And in actuality technology such as that shown in the feed is necessarily a bad thing it 's just being used in a bad way. When the feed first came out I 'm sure it wasn 't intended to be used as a mass form of marketing, "It was all da da da, this big educational thing, da da da, your child will have the advantage, encyclopedias at…

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    Marxism And Passivism

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    Disease and degeneracy has taken place of the progression promised by the Enlightenment, there is discomfort present within modern society and its streamlining that has led to the world despair and nihilism. Modern mechanical social structure stands responsible for the capacity depletion of humanity to find meaning, and the increased intellectual sophistication is in fact a manifestation of a vane sense of egoism, bound to erupt violently. What was deemed to become the age of information has…

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    In this reflection, I combine the content of the two classes last week. First, I will give my reply to several questions that posted by the discussion leaders. Secondly, I summarize and present my thoughts to several discussion topics in class. And finally, I would like to posit my questions to Marx, Marxists, or Post-Marxist. For the class on Tuesday, one question we discussed was about the differences between money as capital and money as mere money. My own answer to this is that Marx…

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    Analysis Of Das Boot

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    For many individuals there is a period when we must reconcile our past actions with our present reality. Though this can be accomplished through therapy, the challenge increases exponentially when an entire country is forced to confront its history. A notable example of this challenge is Germany after the events of World War II and the Holocaust. For German society, the current prevailing attitude is that a nation can only truly reckon with the past if they understand it. Das Boot is the perfect…

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    Marx Uses Value Duality

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    According to Marx there are always two things going on simultaneously in the capitalist mode of production. There are three different duality components. The first component, the duality of use value and value is where the rest of the components derive from. Use value is the intrinsic component to a commodity that it has been predisposed to. It is a qualitative value because it consists of the specific qualities that the commodity has and since each commodity has different use-values one…

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