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Elisa Thiago · December, 2013

I have been exposed to different cultures and environments over the years, having lived in 4 countries and 10 cities. So, I have grown to appreciate the way one can think globally while behaving locally! And I appreciate that.

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Latest posts by Elisa Thiago from December, 2013

19 December 2013

Mapping the ‘Urban Commons’ of Rio de Janeiro, Istanbul and Athens

Pablo de Soto's research project discusses the control governments have over societies' shared goods, and establishes a connection between the commons and production as collectively owned resources.

16 December 2013

VIDEO: Hydroelectric Power in Southern Brazil ‘Neither Really Clean, Nor Really Cheap’

A video report produced by Coletivo Catarse takes a look at hydroelectric plants along the Uruguay River in southern Brazil and raises questions about the real costs of hydroelectric power.

2 December 2013

INTERVIEW: Comics that Dispel Black Stereotypes in Brazil

"I imagine that a truly healthy society must recognize and engage in dialogue with the voices that arise from within its borders. "