Sexual politics in March and early April 2018

On March 14th, 2018, Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Gomes were brutally assassinated in a shootout a week after Women’s International Day.  Marielle was a black feminist lesbian and a Municipal Councilor in Rio de Janeiro. A member of PSOL (the Socialism and Freedom Party), ...
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The Pope’s visit to Chile: the limits of the ‘Francis phenomenon’

  by José Manuel Morán Faúndes Things did not turn out as expected in Chile. Pope Francis, whose image as a charismatic leader sharply contrasts with of his predecessor Benedict XVI, and who often deploys discourses that seem to take some distance from the ones promoted by ...
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Can a subaltern speak?

Can a subaltern speak? No, is the response of the feminist philosopher Gayatri Spivak, when she realizes that to “have the right to a voice” the place of the subaltern must be subverted.
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