Roberto Taddei

I'm a Brazilian writer and journalist studying in New York and working with websites, virtual knowledge, and literature since 1997. My personal blog, in Portuguese, is Sol Forte Lá Fora.

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Students protest for public universities in Brazil

  22 June 2007

Students from the most important university in Brazil, the University of São Paulo, occupied the office of the head of the institution on May 3rd to protest against new policies announced by the governor of São Paulo's state, that threatened the autonomy of the state's public universities. São Paulo State...

Brazilian Express Loves (and jealousy) around the world

  30 May 2007

The Brazilian blogosphere entered in alert a few weeks ago when the major publish house Companhia das Letras (PT) announced a huge literary project. Idealized by Rodrigo Teixeira, the project called Express Loves (Amores Expressos) wants to take 16 writers to 16 cities around the world for a one month trip. Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Lisbon, Berlin, Cairo, Saint Petersburg and São Paulo are some among those chosen cities. At the end, each one of them must write a love history tied with those cities. All in 90 days.

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