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Entenda o golpe de mestre de Joesley Batista via Teoria dos Jogos

O empresário Joesley Batista deu um xeque-mate. Fez uma jogada de mestre. A perplexidade de alguns contracena com a ação eficiente de Joesley, sócio …

A chegada de Ted Chiang: conheça o autor que inspirou um dos melhores filmes do ano

Em uma história, um minerador sobe a famosa torre de Babilônia com a missão de escavar a abóbada celeste e se questiona, temendo as consequências da …

Obama Reckons with a Trump Presidency

Inside a stunned White House, the President considers his legacy and America’s future.<p>The morning after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, Barack Obama summoned staff members to the Oval Office. Some were fairly junior and had never been in the room before. They were sombre, …

How Obama’s Normalization of the Brazil Coup Prefigured Trumpism

Barack Obama didn’t speak out about the recent coup in Brazil. The State Department was sure that Brazil’s democratic “institutions” were resilient …

Trumpolitics 101

Welcome to the Brave New (Trumpolitical/Trumponomic) World.<p>This does not mean that the Soros regime change racket and its multiple tentacles, in …

Breitbart News

Indiegogo follows in Fig's footsteps by allowing equity crowdfunding

Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has partnered with investment firm Microventures to open up a new section of its site for equity crowdfunding …

It was the Democrats' embrace of neoliberalism that won it for Trump

People have lost their sense of security, status and even identity. This result is the scream of an America desperate for radical change<p>Trump to meet Obama at White House on Thursday – live updates Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>They will blame James Comey and the FBI. They will …

Middle-class

Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit

The parallels between the U.K.’s shocking approval of the Brexit referendum in June and the U.S.’s even more shocking election of Donald Trump as …

Society

Slavoj Zizek on Clinton, Trump and the Left’s Dilemma

<i>In These Times</i> is dedicated to providing an accessible forum for strategic debate on the Left. In this Up for Debate series, we host a range of views …

Political Science

The Art of Spin

<i>Four Futures: Life After Capitalism</i> by Peter Frase, the latest title in the <i>Jacobin</i> series, is out now. Get a six-book subscription for just …

Socialism

Ruptura entre PCC e Comando Vermelho pode gerar 'carnificina', diz pesquisadora

As mortes de ao menos 18 detentos em prisões de Rondônia e Roraima nos últimos dias podem ser os primeiros efeitos de uma importante reconfiguração do crime organizado brasileiro, diz a socióloga Camila Nunes Dias, professora da Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC), em São Paulo.<p>Autoridades dos dois …

Ray Kurzweil Outlines the Coming Biomedical Revolution

Will we live longer lives in the future? According to Ray Kurzweil, it’s only a matter of time until technology begins successfully tackling …

Bernie Sanders’s Philosophical Victory

The news that Bernie Sanders will appear alongside Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Tuesday shouldn’t surprise anyone, except perhaps the most deluded “Bernie or bust” types. For months now, the Vermont senator has been declaring that he will do everything he can to defeat …

The Right Left for Europe

The UK's Brexit referendum made clear that many leftists believe that reviving progressive politics requires exiting an incorrigibly neoliberal EU. …

Europe

The impact of Brexit

Well, I got it wrong. I thought that the British people would vote to stay in the EU, if narrowly. Instead they have narrowly voted to leave. The …

Economics

City management, mayhem and Sid Meier's wisdom: Making Civilization VI

The world probably doesn't need another <i>Civilization</i> game. They're still playing the last one.<p><i>Sid Meier's Civilization V</i> shipped in 2010, and to this …

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