Dominant tendencies of our days. Is our time running out?

01 January 2007
This text proposes to be an anguished reading of the conditions that we face today on the planet Earth, both from the point of view of the survival of life and the possibilities of building democratic, egalitarian, culturally plural and diverse societies, societies that can live in peace and celebrate life rather than war, destruction and death.
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This article was published on January 2007 in a report based on the seminar organised by IBASE, Democracy, Development and Rights, held in Rio de Janeiro on 12-13 May 2006. The seminar was part of the activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the institution. You can download the complete report from IBASE. The Brazilian Institute of Social and Economic Analyses (Ibase)