by Ana Carolina C D’Agostini We all know deep in our hearts that wearing uniforms is a method of control. One of the aims of school is to get you used to the idea of obeying orders and to make you biddable. Sitting in rows, getting there on time, changing activity every 40 minutes, were… Read More Bullying and Education: Do Schools Make Students Angry?
On October 2, 2009, Brazil was announced the winner of the 2016 Summer Olympic bid in Copenhagen, Denmark. President Lula, holding a handkerchief over his watering eyes, famously wept tears of joy, later proclaiming, “The world has recognized that the time has come for Brazil.” Brazil is the first South American country to win an… Read More The Hidden Scandal: Corruption in the Brazilian Public Education System